Diabetes Complications

Diabetes is a serious condition that can result in other medical complications if left untreated. Some common complications of diabetes include foot ulcers, infections, kidney and cardiovascular disease, even amputation. Learn more about proper treatment of diabetes, prevention of complications, surgical and other treatments for comorbid disorders.

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.
Type 1 Diabetes Risk for Hormonal Disorders

Type 1 Diabetes Risk for Hormonal Disorders

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
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