Category Archives for "Diabetes Care"

Diabetes and Nausea

Last updated on June 13th, 2016Diabetes 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 Headache

Diabetes Headache

Last updated on July 15th, 2016Diabetes 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 […]

Insulin Tolerance Test

Last updated on July 15th, 2016The 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 […]

How Stress Affects Blood Sugar

How Stress Affects Blood Sugar

Last updated on August 12th, 2016Research studies have connected many different physical conditions to having too much stress.  Things like chronic fatigue syndrome and obesity have been linked to increased stress levels.  It turns out that stress has an impact on blood sugar levels, which has great implications for those suffering from diabetes. People under […]

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