The first sign of diabetic retinopathy (DR) is often blurry vision, but this disorder can present with a number of symptoms. Read on to learn more. Blurry vision Blurry vision is the first tangible symptom of diabetic retinopathy. The human eye is supplied by blood ve ... Read more
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What is diabetic neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is damage to the nerves caused by high blood sugar glucose. There are different types of diabetic neuropathy that can be defined both by the damage being caused and the symptoms experienced by patients. Diabetic neuropat ... Read more
What is Metformin? Metformin is a top medication choice for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. It reduces blood glucose levels by inhibiting the production of hepatic (liver) glucose (gluconeogenesis). Recent studies have shown that metformin can increase insulin sensit ... Read more
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body’s cells fail to absorb glucose from the blood properly, resulting in increased blood sugar levels. The cause of this disorder is insulin resistance, which is explored below. Causes of Insulin Resistance The exact cause of ins ... Read more
Breakfast cereals are an important part of family breakfast and everyone should be able to enjoy a box of their favourite Saturday morning treat. However, people who suffer from diabetes must be aware that many cereals contain high levels of sugar and other additives th ... Read more
What is Tradjenta (Linagliptin)? Tradjenta or linagliptin is an oral diabetes drug which helps to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes. This medication works by regulating the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas after eating. When we eat, gl ... Read more