- Psychotropic Drugs Related to High Blood Sugar in Diabetics
Many drugs that are prescribed to improve a patient’s moods, behavior and emotions may produce weight gain, increased blood sugar levels and insulin resistance. Learn more about psychotropic drugs related to diabetes and high blood sugar and what can be done to manage these unwanted effects.
- The Link Between Methotrexate and High Blood Sugar Readings
Methotrexate is a drug that is used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It is a drug with many potential side effects. Those with pre-existing diabetes must track their blood sugar readings carefully, since methotrexate will sometimes affect sugar levels.
- The Consequences of Non-Treatment of Diabetes
Long-term high blood sugar can wreak havoc on many aspects of your body. This is a thorough look at the consequences of non-treatment of diabetes.
- Can Diabetes Cause Hypertension?
What is high blood pressure? Can diabetes cause hypertension? Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, can wreak havoc on the body and aggravate complications of diabetes. The systolic and diastolic blood pressure of an individual will determine their blood pressure category level.
- Statistics on Diabetes Ketoacidosis Management
Diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, is a serious health problem for people with diabetes that can lead to severe illness or death. Statistics on the management of diabetes ketoacidosis show that mortality is gradually decreasing, as is the average length of hospital stay.
- The Risks of Chewing Tobacco if You Have Diabetes
Do chewing tobacco and diabetes mix? Many people think that chewing tobacco is a better alternative to other forms of tobacco. However, it may not be the case, as this article reveals.
- Risk for Hormonal Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes
With type 1 diabetes the risk for hormonal disorders becomes evident. The condition appears when production of insulin in the body is sharply reduced by loss of beta cells in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. Insulin is an essential hormone that regulates sugar (glucose) content in the blood
- Type I Diabetes and Kidney Disease
The number one cause of renal failure (or kidney failure) in the United States is diabetes. The good news is that with proper treatment renal failure can be avoided. Continue reading to find out more.
- Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar in the Morning
Diabetes and low blood sugar in the morning is a health concern. Blood sugar values can change due to changes in insulin resistance due to exercise or weight loss, forgetting a bedtime snack or changing medication.
- Complications of Type 1 Diabetes
Learn more about the complications of long term type 1 diabetes. How does it affect the organ systems of the body? Which ones are common and which are less common?
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