February 2012

Colon Cancer Prevention & Diabetes Treatment Colon cancer is the second deadiest cancer in the United States.  According to the American Journal of Gastroenterology diabetic patients have a 38% higher risk of developing colon cancer than the average person.  Diabetics are already at significantly elevated risk for numerous health complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney failure […]

What is Ayurvedic Medicine For Diabetes? Ayurveda is a natural diabetes treatment concept that is derived from traditional medicine techniques used in India for over 5,000 years.  Ayurvedic medicine has been used to treat a variety of health problems and some individuals seek help from this alternative therapy to improve their diabetes.  Ayurvedic medicine is centered […]

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment: Understanding Your Diabetes Medications photo credit: Charles WilliamsType 2 diabetes is a serious health condition that is affecting an increasing number of Americans at an alarming rate.  Although reductions in blood sugar levels are possible through dietary changes, exercise and weight loss alone, many patients who are diagnosed with type 2 […]

Hepatitis B Vaccine For Diabetics The Centers for Disease Controls Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has updated their recommendations for the vaccination schedule for 2012 and diabetics should take notice because there are new recommendations for patients with diabetes.  It continues to be recommended that all diabetic patients remain up to date on standard childhood vaccinations, […]

Gestational Diabetes Most women are aware that gestational diabetes is a very serious health condition that can occur during pregnancy.  All pregnant women should get their routine prenatal care to monitor their baby’s growth and development and to get screened for dangerous health problems such as gestational diabetes. What is Gestational Diabetes?  Gestational diabetes is […]