Category Archives for "Diabetes Care"

Diabetes and Nausea

Diabetes can be associated with an increased risk of nausea.  There are several reasons why a diabetic might have more nausea when compared to those without diabetes.  Some things that contribute to nausea in diabetics include the following: Diabetic medications. Some of the injectable medications used in the management of diabetes will increase the risk […]

Diabetes Headache

Diabetes Headache

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder that causes high blood glucose levels and a host of secondary symptoms, some of which can be dangerous.   A less serious side effect of having type 1 or type 2 diabetes is having a headache.  You can have a headache in diabetes any time that your blood sugar levels […]

Insulin Tolerance Test

The insulin tolerance test or ITT is a laboratory diagnostic test in which the individual receives insulin through an IV to check to see if the pituitary gland and the adrenal glands are functioning properly.  Insulin tolerance tests are generally done by endocrinologists who are specialists in diabetes and other endocrine disorders. The idea behind […]

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