Category Archives: Retinopathy

420: Cannabis Observance Day and Diabetes

By Nadia Al-Samarrie

If you are unfamiliar with the code language 420, it’s a sub-culture of people who observe and describe themselves as cannabis users on April 20th.

Personally, I don’t smoke pot but I do know people with diabetes …

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: How Serious Is It?

While three decades ago it was rare for a child or teen to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, today, the American Medical Association (AMA) estimates that there are about 3,700 new cases a year among youth in the United …

How Dottie Kept Her Prediabetes in Check

You may be in jeopardy. You may be in danger with blood sugar levels higher than normal. You may have prediabetes.

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels in the blood stream are high enough to be abnormal, …