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Diabetes increases the susceptibility to infection due to poor wound healing. Diabetics have a greater risk of a more severe and progressive form of periodontitis, which is the infectious process that leads to the deterioration of supporting bone and tissues that form the attachment around the tooth.
The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the implementation of a pilot version of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a program being promoted nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aimed at reducing the number of Veterans who develop diabetes.
African American Veterans with hard-to-control diabetes made significant gains in keeping their blood sugar under control after working with “mentors” with similar health problems, according to a recent study by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Vitamin D insufficiency has been associated with a variety of clinical disorders and chronic diseases, including impaired balance, decreased muscle strength, mood and cognitive dysfunction, autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis and diabetes (types 1 and 2), and certain forms of cancer," the authors write as background information in the article.
Urgent alert for both Agent Orange and Desert Storm Veterans. Editor's note: The enclosed medical research has a focus on male Testerone and Diabetes(Insulin). As...
It's not war that is costly, about which lawmakers have no reservations about spending. No, it's those damn veterans who should go away or at least die.
Veterans fighting to gain the benefits and care earned, deserved, and decades long over due!
MANAGING YOUR DIABETIC NEUROPATHY BY CAROL DUFF RN Painful diabetic neuropathy is a complication quite common in diabetics and can affect all areas of life...
UNDERSTANDING INSULIN USE WITH DIABETES IS IT NECESSARY OR NOT? BY CAROL DUFF R.N with information from the AMERICAN DIABETIC ASSOCIATION With Type 2 diabetes insulin is no always...