Does the anti- rejection medication from a kidney transplant cause diabetes?
Recipients of a kidney transplant are put on a maintenance anti-rejection drug therapy because the body’s immune system will identify the …
I went to Starbucks to get a coconut latte and to write my “AskNadia” column. I love the leather chairs that are usually situated right near the power outlet. There were two I could see from the ordering counter and …
Dear Diabetes Health, I am 62 years old.
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1997, and I am doing OK on metformin. My last A1c was 7.2 %. About a year ago, they put me on medicine for …
In the last three weeks, my blood sugars have risen to over 200. I take Metformin twice daily and watch my food intake, I have been a type 2 for 15 years, I don’t seem to be able …
How did Phillip Brenneman lose 200 pounds and get off insulin, metformin and his cholesterol and blood pressure medications?
The Garrett, Ind., man says he did it literally one step at a time. And in the beginning, even that was …
Is there a correlation between statin medications for cholesterol and diabetes?
Statins are important medications that reduce bad cholesterol that builds up in the arteries. They work by preventing the liver from …
I have type 1 diabetes and my desire for sex has gone down because of my vaginal infection. My partner has been understanding but he does get sexually frustrated.
It can be very disheartening …
Ever since I have had type 2 diabetes, I seem to have bad breath and a dry mouth. How do I know if this is from my diabetes?
Bad breath and dry mouth can be …
My fasting blood sugar is 120. After 30 minutes of playing hockey, it rises to 250. I am 52 years old. Should I continue playing hockey or not? Which exercise should I do to reduce my blood sugar …
Dear Diabetes Health,
I have been married for 14 years. I am 36 and my husband is 39, and we have a seven-year-old daughter. About six months, ago my husband found out that he has type 2 diabetes.
My husband …