- Diabetes Control with Actos
Actos is a prescription medication designed to treat type 2 diabetes by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Learn about Actos and diabetes control, including side effects and precautions.
- Bariatric Surgery for People with Type 1 Diabetes
Bariatric surgery such as gastric bypass surgery has been found to effectively reduce weight in many obese people. Although most type 1 diabetic patients are not overweight a subset of these patients suffers from central obesity. Is type 1 diabetes bariatric surgery effective in these patients?
- Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
When a type 2 diabetes patient is in control of his or her blood sugar, complications can be prevented. Learn how blood glucose monitoring, healthy eating, exercise, and medications fit into treatment for type 2 diabetes.
- Surgical Diabetes Treatments: Pancreas and Pancreatic Islet Transplantation
Organ and tissue transplants can cure diabetes for some people. Learn about pancreas transplants and islet cell transplants for diabetics.
- Current Trends in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
What are the current trends in the treatment of type 2 diabetes? Here we will discuss the current trends.
- How to Treat Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a very treatable medical condition that most diabetics suffer from occasionally. If you live with or spend time with anyone who is a diabetic, learning how to treat low blood sugar could save their life.
- Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus and High Cholesterol
Oftentimes high blood sugar and high cholesterol levels coexist and the treatments therefore go hand-in-hand. Learn more about these conditions and the treatment of high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus.
- Medications to Treat Comorbid Depression in Patients With Diabetes
Doctors often find difficulty finding medications for treatment comorbid depression in diabetes. Here we will list and discuss the medications that are commonly prescribed to diabetics suffering from depression.
- Total Pancreatectomy Islet Cell Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes
Is there a cure for type 1 diabetes? A total pancreatectomy islet cell transplant works in theory. Yet why are so few of these procedures performed?
- Research on Curing Type 2 Diabetes
Research in curing type 2 diabetes continues as the prevalence of the disease increases. With close to eight percent of the United States' population now suffering from diabetes and another 18 million in pre-diabetes, a cure will have significant impact on the country's health.
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