Posts Tagged ‘complications’

What are the most important factors in preventing diabetes complications?

prevention of diabetes complications

Guest Post from David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator As a diabetes educator  I have never liked this term ‘complications’. But no matter what you name it, loss of vision, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, peripheral neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy etc all have dire effect on one’s quality of life (QOL) Research studies including the Diabetes Control and Complications…

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Why I won’t accept diabetes

Today I am talking about dealing with diabetes and all that follows. There’s lots of words for it – acceptance and adjustment being two of the most common ones, but what we are talking about here is being able to deal with the fact you have diabetes, and get on with your life. It is…

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Men and diabetes complications, stepping up, sharing and living happy and healthy

Guest Post David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator Just like anybody, men with diabetes are at risk of a number of diabetes related complications including heart attack, stroke, kidney and eye disease. And just like anybody, living well and taking time out from worry about diabetes and its complications is important. Men are at just as much…

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