January 2012

The A1c Blood Test: Decoded It took several weeks but now you have mastered checking your blood sugar every day with your glucometer. You have a good understanding of how food and exercise habits influence your readings. You’ve been a good patient and have taken your metformin, injected your insulin or diligently stuck to your […]

Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction It’s a question that is on every man’s mind at the time of diagnosis of diabetes but it is also a question that often goes unasked due to embarrassment.  It is a well-known fact that both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can cause numerous complications, such as nerve damage, retinopathy and […]

How Does Diabetes Affect the Body? Diabetes is a complex medical condition that affects the body in numerous ways.  Diabetes occurs when the insulin producing pancreas malfunctions and does not produce enough of this important hormone to keep blood sugar levels under control.  Insulin is necessary to store excess sugars and when there is no […]