There are several types of ‘diabetes in pregnancy’. Diabetes can sometimes present for the first time during a pregnancy. This type, which is usually picked up by a routine test about half way through the pregnancy, is called gestational diabetes.
As a social worker I meet individuals who have diabetes in counseling sessions and in educational classes. In each setting we talk about the emotional roller coaster ride these individuals may go through
So you have heard of type 1 diabetes due to destruction of the islet cells in the pancreas, usually diagnosed in children with a peak age of onset at about age 12.
Hypertension or high blood pressure – what is it? And why is it important to recognize and treat hypertension in people with diabetes?
Did you know that how medication is injected, where medication is injected and what medication is injected with is as important as the medication itself?
Over the past few weeks, you have been able to read about hypoglycemia: the causes, the treatment, the prevention, the recognition and most importantly what you can do to help when it is happening to someone you care for.