Tag Archives: Diabetes

Guide to Diabetes: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is one of the most common illnesses globally. Figures show that over 422 million people are diagnosed with this condition and that a large portion of these cases can be found in low- and middle-income countries. Since it causes around 1.6 million deaths yearly, it’s only right to conclude that the disease …

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Understanding diabetes on Aging Adults

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death and lead to permanent disability. Additionally, it is among the most widespread health problems in the elderly. The CDC estimates that by 2050, 1-in-3 adults could have the disease and that around 25 percent of older adults at the age of 65 …

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Signs of Diabetes in Women

Diabetes affects both men and women, and affects people from a very young age to a very old age. However, there are differences in diabetic outcome when comparing men and women. The rate of death for men with diabetes dropped between 1971 and 2000. However, this was only seen in men. The death rate for diabetic women was not decreased …

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