October 2011

Diabetes and Hypertension High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common cardiovascular disorder that affects approximately 50 million Americans. This common health problems places patients at higher risk for many cardiovascular complications such as stoke, heart attack, peripheral vascular disease, end-stage renal disease and heart failure.  Hypertension is twice as common in patients […]

Vitamin D Deficiency It is currently estimated that 1 billion people worldwide could have vitamin D deficiency.  In recent years there has been a lot of buzz surrounding vitamin D deficiency.  Up until recently, this important nutrient was thought to only be linked to maintaining proper bone health. However, emerging data suggests that vitamin D […]

Diabetic Neurogenic Bladder And Urinary Incontinence photo credit: SCA Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget Urinary incontinence is a common condition that is characterized by the leakage of urine or loss of bladder control in both male and female patients.  Urinary incontinence is although a common affliction but patients find it to be very embarrassing.  Most patients will […]

Stop Smoking Today If You Have Diabetes! As any diabetic patient already knows, years of uncontrolled blood sugar levels can cause damage to almost every major organ system in the body.  Most diabetic patients understand the importance of improving diet, exercising and taking medications as they are prescribed to get blood sugar levels under proper […]