The link between diabetes and dental problems runs in both directions: if you have high blood sugar levels, you are more likely to have dental problems; if you have a dental infection, it can be a hidden cause of high blood sugar levels. Diabetes and oral care is an important part of your diabetes management plan.
You’ll notice that the title is not Taking a holiday from diabetes!
I am often asked by people living with diabetes if a pump would solve all my problems.
The diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can feel very abrupt and unexpected. Do individuals wake up one day and go from having normal blood sugars to having diabetes?
In the past year or so, I have had numerous patients who have declined starting on new diabetes medications due to articles in the news linking certain diabetes medication with cancer.