September 2011

Diabetic Nephropathy Most diabetic patients understand that years of abnormal blood sugar levels can results in damage to multiple organ systems within the body.  Common complications of diabetes include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic neuropathy, heart disease and foot problems.  Another common complication from high blood sugars is diabetic nephropathy, or chronic kidney disease that is caused […]

Diabetic Retinopathy photo credit: helgabj As you should already know, high blood sugar levels can cause serious diabetic complications such as nerve damage, foot disease and chronic kidney disease. It can also increase the risk for heart attack and stroke significantly. But did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of adult blindness in […]