Diabetes Treatment, Insulin & Meds

Treatment of diabetes includes an ongoing process of monitoring glucose levels, insulin injections, adhering to diet and other methods to ensure blood sugar regulation. Learn more about the various treatment methods for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as natural methods and more.

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  • Common Treatments for Controlling Diabetic Nerve Pain
    This article will list and discuss some of the common treatments used to control diabetic nerve pain.
  • Lap-Band Surgery for Type 1 Diabetics
    Lap-Band surgery has grown in popularity since it was introduced, but anyone with type 1 diabetes might wonder if the surgery could help them. As long as the appropriate safety measures are in place, Lap-Band surgery can benefit type 1 diabetes patients.
  • Types of Insulin for Diabetes Treatment
    The numerous varieties of insulin available on the market can be dizzying for patients with diabetes who are trying to understand their treatment. This review offers information on the different insulins for diabetes treatment, brand names, dosing, side effects and shelf life.
  • Giving an Injection with an Insulin Pen
    Many patients with diabetes give themselves injections of insulin using a pen device. Simple steps on proper insulin pen use are given.
  • Alternative Treatment for Diabetes: Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia)
    Diabetes mellitus is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 73,000 US residents annually. Nature has something to offer in treating diabetes, and this is the bitter gourd Momordica charantia.
  • The Use of Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Foot Problems
    A serious complication of diabetes, are wound ulcers that are common on the feet and legs. These ulcers can result in amputation of the limbs and reduced quality of life for a diabetic. New research in the use of stems cells for diabetic foot care will be discussed in detail.
  • Is There a Cure for Diabetes?
    Can you cure diabetes using natural or conventional treatment methods? This question troubles the minds of individuals suffering from diabetes, because it is a pernicious disease. Let us find out the answer to this question.
  • Bone Marrow Transplantion with Islet Cell Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes
    Studies (published by Laboratory Investigation) have shown that bone marrow transplantation with islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes involves the transplantation of donor insulin-producing cells into the liver of type 1 diabetics. This enables them to synthesize their own insulin again.
  • List of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
    Blood sugar levels may be hard to control for diabetics; therefore, diabetes medications may be required. There are various type 2 diabetes treatment options, including oral, injectable and pump therapy. View a comprehensive list of categories and classes of each medication for type 2 diabetes.
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