Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
Minor hemoglobin components of human erythrocytes designated A1a, A1b, and A1c. Hemoglobin A1c is most important since its sugar moiety is glucose covalently bound to the terminal amino acid of the beta chain. Since normal glycohemoglobin concentrations exclude marked blood glucose fluctuations over the preceding three to four weeks, the concentration of glycosylated hemoglobin A is a more reliable index of the blood sugar average over a long period of time.
KIDNEY injuries associated with diabetes mellitus and affecting KIDNEY GLOMERULUS; ARTERIOLES; KIDNEY TUBULES; and the interstitium. Clinical signs include persistent PROTEINURIA, from microalbuminuria progressing to ALBUMINURIA of greater than 300 mg/24 h, leading to reduced GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE and END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE.
Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.
Peripheral, autonomic, and cranial nerve disorders that are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS. These conditions usually result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (VASA NERVORUM). Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy (see OCULOMOTOR NERVE DISEASES); MONONEUROPATHY; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful POLYNEUROPATHY; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1325)
Cellular DNA-binding proteins encoded by the myb gene (GENES, MYB). They are expressed in a wide variety of cells including thymocytes and lymphocytes, and regulate cell differentiation. Overexpression of myb is associated with autoimmune diseases and malignancies.
Glucose in blood.
Diabetes mellitus induced experimentally by administration of various diabetogenic agents or by PANCREATECTOMY.
Products derived from the nonenzymatic reaction of GLUCOSE and PROTEINS in vivo that exhibit a yellow-brown pigmentation and an ability to participate in protein-protein cross-linking. These substances are involved in biological processes relating to protein turnover and it is believed that their excessive accumulation contributes to the chronic complications of DIABETES MELLITUS.
Abnormally high BLOOD GLUCOSE level.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Self evaluation of whole blood glucose levels outside the clinical laboratory. A digital or battery-operated reflectance meter may be used. It has wide application in controlling unstable insulin-dependent diabetes.
Review of claims by insurance companies to determine liability and amount of payment for various services. The review may also include determination of eligibility of the claimant or beneficiary or of the provider of the benefit; determination that the benefit is covered or not payable under another policy; or determination that the service was necessary and of reasonable cost and quality.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
An alkylating agent having a selective immunosuppressive effect on BONE MARROW. It has been used in the palliative treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (MYELOID LEUKEMIA, CHRONIC), but although symptomatic relief is provided, no permanent remission is brought about. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), busulfan is listed as a known carcinogen.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The age, developmental stage, or period of life at which a disease or the initial symptoms or manifestations of a disease appear in an individual.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
Tests of chemical substances and physical agents for mutagenic potential. They include microbial, insect, mammalian cell, and whole animal tests.
A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A disturbance in the prooxidant-antioxidant balance in favor of the former, leading to potential damage. Indicators of oxidative stress include damaged DNA bases, protein oxidation products, and lipid peroxidation products (Sies, Oxidative Stress, 1991, pxv-xvi).
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
A disease that is characterized by frequent urination, excretion of large amounts of dilute URINE, and excessive THIRST. Etiologies of diabetes insipidus include deficiency of antidiuretic hormone (also known as ADH or VASOPRESSIN) secreted by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS, impaired KIDNEY response to ADH, and impaired hypothalamic regulation of thirst.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A test to determine the ability of an individual to maintain HOMEOSTASIS of BLOOD GLUCOSE. It includes measuring blood glucose levels in a fasting state, and at prescribed intervals before and after oral glucose intake (75 or 100 g) or intravenous infusion (0.5 g/kg).
Irregular microscopic structures consisting of cords of endocrine cells that are scattered throughout the PANCREAS among the exocrine acini. Each islet is surrounded by connective tissue fibers and penetrated by a network of capillaries. There are four major cell types. The most abundant beta cells (50-80%) secrete INSULIN. Alpha cells (5-20%) secrete GLUCAGON. PP cells (10-35%) secrete PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE. Delta cells (~5%) secrete SOMATOSTATIN.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
The time period before the development of symptomatic diabetes. For example, certain risk factors can be observed in subjects who subsequently develop INSULIN RESISTANCE as in type 2 diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2).
The middle segment of proinsulin that is between the N-terminal B-chain and the C-terminal A-chain. It is a pancreatic peptide of about 31 residues, depending on the species. Upon proteolytic cleavage of proinsulin, equimolar INSULIN and C-peptide are released. C-peptide immunoassay has been used to assess pancreatic beta cell function in diabetic patients with circulating insulin antibodies or exogenous insulin. Half-life of C-peptide is 30 min, almost 8 times that of insulin.
Historical term for a chronic, but fluctuating, disorder beginning in early life and characterized by recurrent and multiple somatic complaints not apparently due to physical illness. This diagnosis is not used in contemporary practice.
A type of pancreatic cell representing about 50-80% of the islet cells. Beta cells secrete INSULIN.
Difficulty in SWALLOWING which may result from neuromuscular disorder or mechanical obstruction. Dysphagia is classified into two distinct types: oropharyngeal dysphagia due to malfunction of the PHARYNX and UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; and esophageal dysphagia due to malfunction of the ESOPHAGUS.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
A strain of non-obese diabetic mice developed in Japan that has been widely studied as a model for T-cell-dependent autoimmune insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in which insulitis is a major histopathologic feature, and in which genetic susceptibility is strongly MHC-linked.
A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria commensal in the respiratory tract.
A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
A pathological state in which BLOOD GLUCOSE level is less than approximately 140 mg/100 ml of PLASMA at fasting, and above approximately 200 mg/100 ml plasma at 30-, 60-, or 90-minute during a GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST. This condition is seen frequently in DIABETES MELLITUS, but also occurs with other diseases and MALNUTRITION.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
An ASPARTIC ACID residue in polypeptide chains that is linked at the beta-carboxyl group instead of at the normal, alpha-carboxyl group, polypeptide linkage. It is a result of the spontaneous decomposition of aspartic acid or ASPARAGINE residues.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
The middle segment of proinsulin that is between the N-terminal B-chain and the C-terminal A-chain. It is a pancreatic peptide of about 31 residues, depending on the species. Upon proteolytic cleavage of proinsulin, equimolar INSULIN and C-peptide are released. C-peptide immunoassay has been used to assess pancreatic beta cell function in diabetic patients with circulating insulin antibodies or exogenous insulin. Half-life of C-peptide is 30 min, almost 8 times that of insulin.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Abstaining from all food.
A membrane, attached to the bony SPIRAL LAMINA, overlying and coupling with the hair cells of the ORGAN OF CORTI in the inner ear. It is a glycoprotein-rich keratin-like layer containing fibrils embedded in a dense amorphous substance.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Inorganic or organic compounds that contain arsenic.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Cyclic amide of caproic acid used in manufacture of synthetic fibers of the polyamide type. Can cause local irritation.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein that catalyzes the alpha-decarboxylation of L-glutamic acid to form gamma-aminobutyric acid and carbon dioxide. The enzyme is found in bacteria and in invertebrate and vertebrate nervous systems. It is the rate-limiting enzyme in determining GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID levels in normal nervous tissues. The brain enzyme also acts on L-cysteate, L-cysteine sulfinate, and L-aspartate. EC
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
Common foot problems in persons with DIABETES MELLITUS, caused by any combination of factors such as DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES; PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES; and INFECTION. With the loss of sensation and poor circulation, injuries and infections often lead to severe foot ulceration, GANGRENE and AMPUTATION.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
Proteins, usually glycoproteins, found in the viral envelopes of a variety of viruses. They promote cell membrane fusion and thereby may function in the uptake of the virus by cells.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
A genus known for fibers obtained from their leaves: sisal from A. sisalana, henequen from A. fourcroyoides and A. cantala, or Manila-Maguey fiber from A. cantala. Some species provide a sap that is fermented to an intoxicating drink, called pulque in Mexico. Some contain agavesides.
A nodular organ in the ABDOMEN that contains a mixture of ENDOCRINE GLANDS and EXOCRINE GLANDS. The small endocrine portion consists of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS secreting a number of hormones into the blood stream. The large exocrine portion (EXOCRINE PANCREAS) is a compound acinar gland that secretes several digestive enzymes into the pancreatic ductal system that empties into the DUODENUM.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
The prototypical antimalarial agent with a mechanism that is not well understood. It has also been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and in the systemic therapy of amebic liver abscesses.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
A cluster of metabolic risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome X include excess ABDOMINAL FAT; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state. (from AHA/NHLBI/ADA Conference Proceedings, Circulation 2004; 109:551-556)
Catheters designed to be left within an organ or passage for an extended period of time.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder caused by a deficiency of VASOPRESSINS secreted by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. Clinical signs include the excretion of large volumes of dilute URINE; HYPERNATREMIA; THIRST; and polydipsia. Etiologies include HEAD TRAUMA; surgeries and diseases involving the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This disorder may also be caused by mutations of genes such as ARVP encoding vasopressin and its corresponding neurophysin (NEUROPHYSINS).
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
A pyrimidine nucleoside that is composed of the base CYTOSINE linked to the five-carbon sugar D-RIBOSE.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
Pathological processes involving any of the BLOOD VESSELS in the cardiac or peripheral circulation. They include diseases of ARTERIES; VEINS; and rest of the vasculature system in the body.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder characterized by persistent hypotonic urine and HYPOKALEMIA. This condition is due to renal tubular insensitivity to VASOPRESSIN and failure to reduce urine volume. It may be the result of mutations of genes encoding VASOPRESSIN RECEPTORS or AQUAPORIN-2; KIDNEY DISEASES; adverse drug effects; or complications from PREGNANCY.
A tumor of both low- and high-grade malignancy. The low-grade grow slowly, appear in any age group, and are readily cured by excision. The high-grade behave aggressively, widely infiltrate the salivary gland and produce lymph node and distant metastases. Mucoepidermoid carcinomas account for about 21% of the malignant tumors of the parotid gland and 10% of the sublingual gland. They are the most common malignant tumor of the parotid. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p575; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1240)
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
A vasodilator that is administered by inhalation. It is also used recreationally due to its supposed ability to induce euphoria and act as an aphrodisiac.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
Portable or implantable devices for infusion of insulin. Includes open-loop systems which may be patient-operated or controlled by a pre-set program and are designed for constant delivery of small quantities of insulin, increased during food ingestion, and closed-loop systems which deliver quantities of insulin automatically based on an electronic glucose sensor.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
Antibodies that react with self-antigens (AUTOANTIGENS) of the organism that produced them.
Used for general articles concerning statistics of births, deaths, marriages, etc.
A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.
The larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, beginning about one centimeter distal to the bend of the elbow. Like the RADIAL ARTERY, its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to their locations in the forearm, wrist, and hand.
Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Pathological conditions involving the HEART including its structural and functional abnormalities.
A soluble substance elaborated by antigen- or mitogen-stimulated T-LYMPHOCYTES which induces DNA synthesis in naive lymphocytes.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
The transference of pancreatic islets within an individual, between individuals of the same species, or between individuals of different species.
Agents that prevent clotting.
NECROSIS of the MYOCARDIUM caused by an obstruction of the blood supply to the heart (CORONARY CIRCULATION).
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the metabolism, physiology, and disorders of the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM.

Emergence of vancomycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Glycopeptide-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus Working Group. (1/4015)

BACKGROUND: Since the emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, the glycopeptide vancomycin has been the only uniformly effective treatment for staphylococcal infections. In 1997, two infections due to S. aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin were identified in the United States. METHODS: We investigated the two patients with infections due to S. aureus with intermediate resistance to glycopeptides, as defined by a minimal inhibitory concentration of vancomycin of 8 to 16 microg per milliliter. To assess the carriage and transmission of these strains of S. aureus, we cultured samples from the patients and their contacts and evaluated the isolates. RESULTS: The first patient was a 59-year-old man in Michigan with diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure. Peritonitis due to S. aureus with intermediate resistance to glycopeptides developed after 18 weeks of vancomycin treatment for recurrent methicillin-resistant S. aureus peritonitis associated with dialysis. The removal of the peritoneal catheter plus treatment with rifampin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole eradicated the infection. The second patient was a 66-year-old man with diabetes in New Jersey. A bloodstream infection due to S. aureus with intermediate resistance to glycopeptides developed after 18 weeks of vancomycin treatment for recurrent methicillin-resistant S. aureus bacteremia. This infection was eradicated with vancomycin, gentamicin, and rifampin. Both patients died. The glycopeptide-intermediate S. aureus isolates differed by two bands on pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. On electron microscopy, the isolates from the infected patients had thicker extracellular matrixes than control methicillin-resistant S. aureus isolates. No carriage was documented among 177 contacts of the two patients. CONCLUSIONS: The emergence of S. aureus with intermediate resistance to glycopeptides emphasizes the importance of the prudent use of antibiotics, the laboratory capacity to identify resistant strains, and the use of infection-control precautions to prevent transmission.  (+info)

Obstructive uropathy and hydronephrosis in male KK-Ay mice: a report of cases. (2/4015)

Uropathy associated with hydronephrosis was observed frequently in our male KK-Ay mouse colony during a long-term study of diabetes. The lesion occurred in 24 of the 31 KK-Ay male mice and accounted for the greatest number of spontaneous deaths among them. It was observed after 4 months of age and involved about hard plugs of altered seminal material resembling the seminal vesicle secretion. The plugs became impacted in the urethral bulb and the bladder. The penile anatomy, with its flexure, pressure on the urethra from the bulbocavernosus muscle, and the characteristic ability of the seminal fluid to easily coagulate to form the vaginal plug may have contributed to the lesion. Correlation between development of the uropathy and diabetes has not been established.  (+info)

An audit of the care of diabetics in a group practice. (3/4015)

The diabetics in a general practice of 20,175 patients were identified during one year and 119 were found-a prevalence of 5.9 per thousand.The age and sex distribution, method of treatment, criteria of diabetic control, complications, and present method of care were analysed from the medical records to examine the process of medical care of a chronic disease in general practice.  (+info)

Relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin and the prevalence of proteinuria in Japanese men. (4/4015)

A total of 5,174 Japanese men were included in a cross-sectional study to examine the relationship between the glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) level and the prevalence of proteinuria as determined using a reagent strip. The prevalence of proteinuria rose significantly at HbA1C levels above 5.9%, whereas no relationship was observed at HbA1C levels below 5.9%. Multiple logistic regression analysis showed that blood pressure and a family history of diabetes were independent factors associated with proteinuria in subjects with a HbA1C below 5.9% who were not under medication for diabetes. In contrast, HbA1C, obesity and smoking were associated with proteinuria in subjects who were under medication for diabetes and/or have a HbA1C above 5.9%. These findings suggest that maintaining a HbA1C level below 5.9%, non-smoking and a standard body weight may reduce the prevalence of proteinuria in Japanese men. Healthy life-style and standard body weight are especially important for subjects with a family history of diabetes.  (+info)

Effects of calcium-channel blockade in older patients with diabetes and systolic hypertension. Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial Investigators. (5/4015)

BACKGROUND: Recent reports suggest that calcium-channel blockers may be harmful in patients with diabetes and hypertension. We previously reported that antihypertensive treatment with the calcium-channel blocker nitrendipine reduced the risk of cardiovascular events. In this post hoc analysis, we compared the outcome of treatment with nitrendipine in diabetic and nondiabetic patients. METHODS: After stratification according to center, sex, and presence or absence of previous cardiovascular complications, 4695 patients (age, > or =60 years) with systolic blood pressure of 160 to 219 mm Hg and diastolic pressure below 95 mm Hg were randomly assigned to receive active treatment or placebo. Active treatment consisted of nitrendipine (10 to 40 mg per day) with the possible addition or substitution of enalapril (5 to 20 mg per day) or hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 to 25 mg per day) or both, titrated to reduce the systolic blood pressure by at least 20 mm Hg and to less than 150 mm Hg. In the control group, matching placebo tablets were administered similarly. RESULTS: At randomization, 492 patients (10.5 percent) had diabetes. After a median follow-up of two years, the systolic and diastolic blood pressures in the placebo and active-treatment groups differed by 8.6 and 3.9 mm Hg, respectively, among the diabetic patients. Among the 4203 patients without diabetes, systolic and diastolic pressures differed by 10.3 and 4.5 mm Hg, respectively, in the two groups. After adjustment for possible confounders, active treatment was found to have reduced overall mortality by 55 percent (from 45.1 deaths per 1000 patients to 26.4 deaths per 1000 patients), mortality from cardiovascular disease by 76 percent, all cardiovascular events combined by 69 percent, fatal and nonfatal strokes by 73 percent, and all cardiac events combined by 63 percent in the group of patients with diabetes. Among the nondiabetic patients, active treatment decreased all cardiovascular events combined by 26 percent and fatal and nonfatal strokes by 38 percent. In the group of patients receiving active treatment, reductions in overall mortality, mortality from cardiovascular disease, and all cardiovascular events were significantly larger among the diabetic patients than among the nondiabetic patients (P=0.04, P=0.02, and P=0.01, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: Nitrendipine-based antihypertensive therapy is particularly beneficial in older patients with diabetes and isolated systolic hypertension. Thus, our findings do not support the hypothesis that the use of long-acting calcium-channel blockers may be harmful in diabetic patients.  (+info)

Long-term functional status and quality of life after lower extremity revascularization. (6/4015)

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the longer term (up to 7 years) functional status and quality of life outcomes from lower extremity revascularization. METHODS: This study was designed as a cross-sectional telephone survey and chart review at the University of Minnesota Hospital. The subjects were patients who underwent their first lower extremity revascularization procedure or a primary amputation for vascular disease between January 1, 1989, and January 31, 1995, who had granted consent or had died. The main outcome measures were ability to walk, SF-36 physical function, SF-12, subsequent amputation, and death. RESULTS: The medical records for all 329 subjects were reviewed after the qualifying procedures for details of the primary procedure (62.6% arterial bypass graft, 36.8% angioplasty, 0.6% atherectomy), comorbidities (64% diabetics), severity of disease, and other vascular risk factors. All 166 patients who were living were surveyed by telephone between June and August 1996. At 7 years after the qualifying procedure, 73% of the patients who were alive still had the qualifying limb, although 63% of the patients had died. Overall, at the time of the follow-up examination (1 to 7.5 years after the qualifying procedure), 65% of the patients who were living were able to walk independently and 43% had little or no limitation in walking several blocks. In a multiple regression model, patients with diabetes and patients who were older were less likely to be able to walk at follow-up examination and had a worse functional status on the SF-36 and a lower physical health on the SF-12. Number of years since the procedure was not a predictor in any of the analyses. CONCLUSION: Although the long-term mortality rate is high in the population that undergoes lower limb revascularization, the survivors are likely to retain their limb over time and have good functional status.  (+info)

A comparison of the use, effectiveness and safety of bezafibrate, gemfibrozil and simvastatin in normal clinical practice using the New Zealand Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme (IMMP). (7/4015)

AIMS: Because of the importance of treating dyslipidaemia in the prevention of ischaemic heart disease and because patient selection criteria and outcomes in clinical trials do not necessarily reflect what happens in normal clinical practice, we compared outcomes from bezafibrate, gemfibrozil and simvastatin therapy under conditions of normal use. METHODS: A random sample of 200 patients was selected from the New Zealand Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme's (IMMP) patient cohorts for each drug. Questionnaires sent to prescribers requested information on indications, risk factors for ischaemic heart disease, lipid profiles with changes during treatment and reasons for stopping therapy. RESULTS: 80% of prescribers replied and 83% of these contained useful information. The three groups were similar for age, sex and geographical region, but significantly more patients on bezafibrate had diabetes and/or hypertension than those on gemfibrozil or simvastatin. After treatment and taking the initial measure into account, the changes in serum lipid values were consistent with those generally observed, but with gemfibrozil being significantly less effective than expected. More patients (15.8%S) stopped gemfibrozil because of an inadequate response compared with bezafibrate (5.4%) and simvastatin (1.6%). Gemfibrozil treatment was also withdrawn significantly more frequently due to a possible adverse reaction compared with the other two drugs. CONCLUSIONS: In normal clinical practice in New Zealand gemfibrozil appears less effective and more frequently causes adverse effects leading to withdrawal of treatment than either bezafibrate or simvastatin.  (+info)

The role of apolipoprotein E and glucose intolerance in gallstone disease in middle aged subjects. (8/4015)

BACKGROUND: The polymorphism of apolipoprotein E has been suggested to be associated with the cholesterol content of gallstones, the crystallisation rate of gall bladder bile, and the prevalence of gallstone disease (GSD). AIMS: To investigate whether apolipoprotein E polymorphism modulates the susceptibility to GSD at the population level and to study the possible associations between impaired glucose tolerance, diabetes, and GSD. METHODS: Apolipoprotein E phenotypes were determined in a middle aged cohort of 261 randomly selected hypertensive men, 259 control men, 257 hypertensive women, and 267 control women. All subjects without a documented history of diabetes were submitted to a two hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). GSD was verified by ultrasonography. RESULTS: In women with apolipoprotein E2 (phenotypes E2/2, 2/3, and 2/4) compared with women without E2 (E3/3, 4/3, and 4/4), the odds ratio for GSD was 0. 28 (95% confidence interval 0.08-0.92). There was no protective effect in men. The relative risk for GSD was 1.2 (0.8-1.7) for hypertensive women and 1.8 (1.0-2.7) for hypertensive men. In a stepwise multiple logistic regression model, E2 protected against GSD in women, whereas two hour blood glucose in the OGTT, serum insulin, and plasma triglycerides were risk factors. Elevated blood glucose during the OGTT was also a significant risk factor for GSD in men. CONCLUSIONS: The data suggest that apolipoprotein E2 is a genetic factor providing protection against GSD in women. In contrast, impaired glucose tolerance and frank diabetes are associated with the risk of GSD.  (+info)

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There are many diabetes complications from both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, but complications from Type 1 diabetes can be very detrimental to your overall health. The more serious complications from Type 1 diabetes can have an adverse affect on the major organs throughout your body.. You must also understand that diabetes complications affect people differently. Males and females suffer differently from complications, and other differentiating factors include: race, age, pregnancy and travelers.. Complications from diabetes can be life threatening if not treated properly. Some of the major organs affected by high risk complications will eventually quit functioning and can increase your chances of death.. Diabetics are at a higher risk for blindness from eye complications. The majority of people with diabetes will at some time develop retinopathy. Retinopathy is a disease of the retina that results in impairment or loss of vision. Roughly 40% will have complications from glaucoma, but normally, ...
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Diabetes is a common and costly chronic disease, and diabetes-related complications are a major driver of health care costs in the United States. In 2007, 17.9 million U.S. residents were diagnosed with diabetes at a cost to the economy of $174 billion; $58 billion of which was directly attributable to diabetes-related complications (1). The most common microvascular complications include chronic kidney disease (affecting 27.8% of persons with diagnosed diabetes), foot problems (22.9%), and eye damage (18.9%) (2). The most common macrovascular complications include heart attacks (9.8%), chest pain (9.5%), and coronary heart disease (9.1%). Notably, specific racial and ethnic subgroups have higher rates of complications. For example, chronic kidney disease affects 35.2% of African Americans and 37.6% of Latinos with diabetes. Twenty-five percent of persons with diabetes report having two or more diabetes-related complications. The lifetime prevalence of these complications is much higher than ...
Diabetes itself is not terrible. What terrible is its complications and the damages caused by the complications. Many diabetics think that diabetes does no more harm to their health except high blood sugar. Actually it is not. Some damages caused by Diabetes complications can threaten peoples life. What are the damages caused by the complications ...
Complications from diabetes can affect many areas of your body, and diabetes can increase your risk of other conditions. But research shows that diabetes complications are preventable.
Diabetes complications include heart attack, stroke, nerve pain, even blindness. Heres how to avoid the worst complications of diabetes.
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We present an International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) translation of the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index and show its performance in predicting hospitalizations, mortality, and healthcare-associated costs.
The results of a Diabetes UK survey, sponsored by Merck Sharpe and Dohme Limited, show that 80 per cent of those surveyed are concerned about having a heart attack, stroke or nerve damage; almost 50 per cent are concerned about experiencing hypoglycaemia; nearly 25 per cent have experienced sexual dysfunction; just under ten per cent have suffered eye damage; and eight per cent have cardiovascular disease. Diabetes UK conducted the survey with over 2,500 adults affected by Type 2 diabetes.
People with diabetes are at high risk for a number of complications if it isnt properly controlled. Preventing complications at an early stage is an important reason to match insulin delivery to need.
Dr. Costacou is a nutrition and diabetes epidemiologist, whose research interest has mainly focused on the effects of potentially modifiable environmental (e.g. nutrition, obesity) factors and their genetic interactions on diabetes complication development. She started her career providing support for the Nutrition Coordinating Center of the DPP clinical trial and has since worked on large multi-center studies in the U.S. (IRAS, EDC) as well as in Europe (EPIC). She has published extensively on factors leading to the development of diabetes complications and has focused on gender interactions. Currently, Dr. Costacou is PI of an R01 on the role of HDL in coronary artery disease and regional PI of a DP3 assessing the role of ApoC3 and HDL function on cardiovascular complications of type 1 diabetes. She is also Co-Investigator in the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications (EDC) study, a randomized clinical trial comparing two screening methods for gestational diabetes (G2DM ...
Baltimore, Maryland (June 1, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind, along with several other groups that advocate on behalf of diabetics, launched a nationwide informational campaign designed to raise awareness of the complications of diabetes, including vision loss. Unveiled in April, the campaign aims to help diabetics manage their diabetes effectively even while experienc
Diabetes can stress you out (to say the least). Changing your attitude toward stress can reduce your anxiety and improve how you manage diabetes. 
A special Dinner with the Doc focusing on the complications of diabetes will be held Tuesday, April 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Arbor Rose at Jerome Home. The speaker will be Dr. Alan Babigian, who is
Having type 2 diabetes can increase your risk of serious health complications - like heart disease and nerve damage. Use these strategies to stay healthy.
This book provides the reader with comprehensive information on the interactions between diabetes and a wide range of comorbid conditions and on disease management in such patients. It has the aim of empowering health care providers in their daily battle
Comedian Patrice ONeal died as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October 2011, along with battling diabetes. ONeal had been a
Type 2 Diabetes Defeated ( is an eBook written by Thomas Sully. It gives you a comprehensive action plan
When your blood sugar levels are consistently out of whack, your risk of health problems throughout your body, including your heart, kidneys, blood
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Question: I am a caretaker of a 84-year-old diabetic and hypertensive man who likes to eat a lot (especially potatoes and stews). Can you advise me?
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This is the first demonstration - using direct measurement of bone strength in the body - of compromised bone material in patients with type 2 diabetes, says Sundeep Khosla, M.D. , Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and senior author of the study. Clearly, the skeleton needs to be recognized as another important target of diabetes complications.. Previous studies in the field showed that patients with diabetes experienced fractures at levels of bone density above that of the regular population, hinting that something was different about the quality of their bone. The Mayo researchers validated that assumption in a clinical study of 60 postmenopausal women, 30 of whom had type 2 diabetes. Using a new tool (OsteoProbe®), the researchers performed micro indentation testing of the tibia (actually causing a microscopic crack) to measure bone material strength. Compared to the control group of women, aged 50 to 80, the group with type 2 diabetes had significantly lower bone material strength. There was ...
Can complications from diabetes be reversed? Kidney damage, nerv damage, other things? Perhaps. Diabetes UK: Can Diabetes Complications Be Reversed?. It turns out that if damaging high blood glucose is normalized again, the body seems to have the ability to heal itself to some degree.. Low-carb, high-fat diets and intermittent fasting are great ways to normalize blood glucose.. ...
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When you are unable to adequately control your blood sugar levels, you and your baby are at risk for gestational diabetes complications.
Undiagnosed and untreated GDM can result in gestational diabetes complications such as jaundice, congenital heart defects, and macrosomia in the baby.
Description of Clinical Activities: I work as an anatomic pathologist focusing on GI and liver pathology, and am also responsible for ocular pathology. I have a special interest in diagnostic molecular pathology. Description of Research Activities: My research focuses on investigating pathogenetic mechanisms of chronic diabetic complications Diabetic retinopathy and cardiomyopathy are two major areas of research in our laboratory. Current projects involve analyses of epigenetic mechanisms such as histone acetylation, microRNA alteration and their relationship with alterations of vasoactive factors and extracellular matrix protein production. We examine these mechanisms at multiple levels of complexity in an attempt to develop potential therapies using a wide variety of techniques.. ...
High and low blood sugars can cause a variety of complications in the short term or the long-term. The primary cause of complications is that higher levels of blood sugar cause your blood to become more acidic. Over time, this causes a variety of complications related to your small blood vessels (microvascular) and your large blood vessels (macrovascular). The major long-term studies of diabetes, particularly the DCCT and EDIC, have found that people with diabetes who can keep their HbA1c below 7% experience significantly fewer complications. Most importantly, even a few years of better blood sugars can pay off with fewer complications even decades later. Increasingly, studies are using continuous glucose meters to measure not just average blood sugars, but also how often you spend in the normal range. There is some evidence and many suspect that time spent in this range may be more important than your HbA1c in
A terrible complication of diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a pathology of the organs of vision that occurs as a result of long-existing hyperglycemia. AT
This study assessed the impact of self-reported oral health on the likelihood of experiencing acute and chronic complications among patients with diabetes.
The study showed that intensive treatment (compared to conventional treatment) significantly reduced the risk of diabetes complications. Specifically, keeping blood glucose levels as close to a non-diabetic range as possible significantly slowed the development and progression of microvascular (eye, kidney, nerve) complications associated with T1D. The DCCT findings were deemed so clear and compelling that the external board of experts monitoring the progress of the DCCT recommended that the study be stopped one year ahead of schedule. In June 1993, study investigators presented these results at the annual scientific meeting of the American Diabetes Association and were given a standing ovation by the more than 10,000 scientists and clinicians in attendance.. When the DCCT ended, the study group felt it was important to continue following participants to examine the long-term effects of the DCCT treatment assignment and current therapy on diabetes complications. More than 90% of the study ...
Tania has suggest I sit down and try to make some drawings about how I feel about developing complications from diabetes. Long-term complications include how diabetes affects your eyes (retinopathy), heart (cardiovascular disease), kidneys (nephropathy), and nerves and feet (neuropathy). Difficult one this, as try not to think about complications but focus all my energy into…
Methods: We synthesized evidence on type 1 diabetes patients using several published sources. The simulation model was based on eleven equations to estimate transitions between health states. We adapted an existing diabetes simulation model (UKPDS Outcomes Model) for type 2 diabetes using literature on the stratification of cardiovascular and mortality risk by renal function levels. Monitoring intervals were varied to 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 yearly intervals and compared to the baseline case of annual screening (current UK guidelines). Outcomes were expressed in quality adjusted life years to capture both increases in life expectancy and improved quality of life. QALYs from different diabetes complications were obtained from a meta-analysis. Costs were included in the analysis. Costs of the monitoring program and treatment were provided from the UK guidelines, and hospitalisation from diabetes-related complications was obtained from a recent UK study. Results were presented as incremental ...
There are many complications for undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy. They can affect both the mother and baby, as well as have implications for you both in the future. Testing for gestational diabetes is essential.
Your type 2 diabetes puts you at an increased risk of a range of serious health problems, including heart attack, high blood pressure, stroke, vision loss, dental problems, and foot problems. By keeping your diabetes in check - most importantly, keeping your blood sugar at a healthy level through diet, exercise, and medication - you can prevent many of these serious complications. You can also help avoid these dangers by learning to recognize a problem and what to do about it if it develops. ...
Believe it or not, there is some good news. The whole process of long-term complications started with sticky red blood cells. The good news is that red blood cells only live two to three months. That means that in three months of keeping your blood sugar levels nearer to normal, you have a whole new set of unsticky red blood cells. This turnover eliminates the cops, slow cars, and semi-trucks from the freeway, and prevents further damage to the road. When blood sugar levels come down, the stickiness decreases on the walls of the arteries and veins, and triglycerides and cholesterol levels are reduced. So where lanes of traffic were closed, we now have open roads. Where damage has been done, we may not be able to repair it, but with improved control, we can prevent further complications and slow or stop the progress of any existing ones. Keeping blood sugars close to normal is the best way to prevent complications. Unlike genetics, age, or sex, it is the one component we have some control over ...
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Iranian Journal of Diabetes and Obesity is scientific quarterly journal published by Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
It can be hard to deal with diabetes every day. However, this article will give you some ideas on how to deal with diabetes. Implement the following tips and hints to start seeing results.. There is no shortage of foods with lots of protein, including lean meats, dairy products, and vegan options like tofu. Excite your taste buds with new and different flavors!. ...
Kidneys: If untreated, kidney disease (also called diabetic nephropathy) leads to dialysis and/or kidney transplant. Uncontrolled (or poorly controlled) diabetes will likely eventually cause the kidneys to fail; theyll be unable to clean the blood like they should. To prevent diabetic nephropathy, you (or your child) should be tested every year for microalbuminuria, which is a condition thats an early sign of kidney problems. The test measures how much protein is in the urine. When the kidneys begin to have problems, they start to release too much protein ...
Why do some people develop terrible complications from diabetes, while others skate through with no complications at all? Is there such a thing as immunity from complications, and if so how can you get that immunity for yourself?
The National Institutes of Health is supporting a new effort to understand the complications of diabetes. The University of Michigan will look at the cellular changes that contribute to vision loss, kidney failure and nerve damage in type 1 diabetics.
RARITAN, N.J. - A drug made by Johnson & Johnson may be effective in reducing pain in patients with a complication of diabetes, according to a late-stage clinical study.
Iranian Journal of Diabetes and Obesity is scientific quarterly journal published by Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
The information in Diabetes Up To Date is not intended to replace any medical treatment prescribed by your physician, nor to recommend any medical treatment: the only one indicated to do so is your physician. Diabetes Up To Date is an informative and educational guide that provide tools necessary to achieve good control of diabetes or its risk factors ...
FIG. 11. Insulin resistance causes mitochondrial overproduction of ROS in macrovascular endothelial cells by increasing FFA flux and oxidation. From Hofmann S, Brownlee M: Biochemistry and molecular cell biology of diabetic complications: a unifying mechanism. In Diabetes Mellitus: A Fundamental and Clinical Text. 3rd ed. LeRoith D, Taylor SI, Olefsky JM, Eds. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, p. 1441-1457, 2004. ...
More than ever, Americans with diabetes are meeting three goals vital for control of their disease, a new study finds. And that could lower their risk for diabetes-related complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness and amputations.
Systematic failings and poor standards of nursing contributed to the death of a 66-year-old diabetic, a jury at an inquest finds.
Oral health and type 2 diabetes are closely linked. In fact, a dentist might help spot diabetes complications. Learn more from Everyday Health.
|p|The prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes has increased substantially among American youth over the past decade, and, with this rise, the rates of diabetes complications have increased. This topic was discussed in a session on pediatric obesity at the 2012 ADA annual meeting.|/p|
Despite considerable progress in further understanding the link between miRNAs, development, physiology, and disease, what is becoming clearer is the ever-increasing complexity of the interactions between miRNAs and mediators of signaling pathways that are relevant to diabetes and particularly to its complications. It is becoming clearer that a number of factors need to be taken into account with miRNA research and that the study of individual miRNAs, which are interesting in their own right, should not be interpreted in isolation. While a number of miRNAs have been associated with diabetes complications (Table 1), the challenge remains to establish the role of these miRNAs in clinical disease and to identify the regulatory mechanisms or pathways related to miRNA expression in the pathogenesis of the various disorders. The development of new genetic miRNA mouse models will greatly facilitate advances in this exciting area and help to address some of the unanswered questions regarding the ...
Dr. Dane Wukich, foot and ankle specialist, is renowned for his work in limb salvage, management of diabetes-related complications, and education.
Famed country musician Johnny Cash died on Sept. 12, 2003, about four months after his wife, from diabetes complications at the age of 71.
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  • The complications of diabetes mellitus are far less common and less severe in people who have well-controlled blood sugar levels. (
  • Complications of diabetes mellitus are acute and chronic. (
  • Alberti KG, Zimmet P. Global burden of disease - where does diabetes mellitus fit in? (
  • The program also includes research on diabetes complications such as hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis, as well as studies addressing the impact of metabolic derangements in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus on the skeleton. (
  • Diabetes mellitus is described as a lack of insulin, the hormone used in sugar metabolism. (
  • Diabetes insipidus is caused by the lack of vasopressin, the hormone that helps the kidneys absorb water, and is less common than diabetes mellitus. (
  • Long-term complications of diabetes mellitus. (
  • Professor Bonora's clinical activity has covered the entire spectrum of endocrine and metabolic disease, both acute and chronic, and his areas of scientific research include insulin secretion and metabolism in normal subjects and various disease states, the treatment of diabetes mellitus, and the epidemiology and risk factors for type 2 diabetes and its chronic complications. (
  • His major interests focus on the pathogenesis and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, the central role of insulin resistance in the metabolic-cardiovascular cluster of disorders known collectively as the Insulin Resistance Syndrome, and the etiology and treatment of diabetic nephropathy. (
  • Diabetic nephropathy refers to kidney problems which result from diabetes mellitus. (
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  • Like other chronic illnesses, diabetes mellitus poses a wide range of problems for patients and their family members. (
  • Young people with insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) may have a higher prevalence of eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia, and adults with longstanding diabetes and major medical complications have a higher prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety. (
  • Elderly persons who have non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and other symptomatic medical conditions may also have a higher risk of developing psychological problems. (
  • Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels that result from defects in insulin secretion, or its action, or both. (
  • Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes (as it will be in this article) was first identified as a disease associated with 'sweet urine,' and excessive muscle loss in the ancient world. (
  • Diabetic mastopathy (DMP) is a breast-related complication of type 1 or type 2 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). (
  • It is also usually accompanied by other complications of chronic diabetes mellitus. (
  • DMP has been found to be more common in type I diabetes mellitus than in type II diabetes mellitus. (
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  • The high incidence of vascular complications in patients with diabetes mellitus remains incompletely understood. (
  • Investigates the potential of photoplethysmography (PPG) as a method for assessing the level of cutaneous circulation and healing potential in patients who have to undergo lower extremity amputations due to diabetes mellitus and peripheral vascular diseases. (
  • Diabetes mellitus is undoubtedly one of the socially most important diseases with significant health and economic impacts. (
  • Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for type 2 diabetes mellitus. (
  • 3 ACE inhibitors and ARBs are effective at lowering blood pressure and reducing the urinary albumin excretion rate for microalbuminuric patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). (
  • The most common symptoms of type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) are polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia, along with lassitude, nausea, and blurred vision, all of which result from the hyperglycemia itself. (
  • Diabetes mellitus brings in many complications, such as retinopathy, angiopathy, neuropathy, atherosclerosis and other processes that can affect patients' vital systems and lead to disabilities or even death. (
  • Nearly one-half of the 24 million patients with diabetes mellitus in the United States are older than 60 years and that number is expected to double in the next two decades, according to the study background. (
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic progressive disease that is characterised by hyperglycaemia and is associated with an increased risk of the development of microvascular complications, such as retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy, and cardiovascular disease. (
  • Complications of diabetes mellitus include problems that develop rapidly (acute) or over time (chronic) and may affect many organ systems. (
  • damage to your large vessels causes macrovascular complications . (
  • Among their research volunteers with type 2 diabetes followed over 5 years, major depression was associated with a 36 percent higher risk of developing advanced micro-vascular complications, such as end-stage kidney disease or blindness, and a 25 percent higher risk of developing advanced macrovascular complications, such as stroke or myocardial infarction (heart attack from a blood clot), compared with diabetes patients without depression. (
  • Every 15 years the number of registered diabetes nearly doubled and the problem is particularly long-term development of micro-and macrovascular complications. (
  • Microvascular complications are the major risk in type 1 diabetes, while macrovascular complications are the major cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes. (
  • a multifactorial approach, comprising behaviour modification and pharmacological therapy for all risk factors, reduces the development of micro- and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetes. (
  • In type 1 diabetes, the major risk is microvascular complications, although macrovascular complications are also increased. (
  • Finding strategies to reduce the development of macrovascular complications has been challenging. (
  • The United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS), to date the largest and longest prospective randomised trial in people with type 2 diabetes, showed that intensive blood glucose control alone failed to reduce macrovascular complications significantly, 5 , 6 although it did reduce microvascular complications. (
  • However, the same trial showed that treating hypertension did reduce macrovascular complications. (
  • Explain to patients that uncontrolled type 2 diabetes exacts a heavy toll with microvascular and macrovascular complications leading to organ damage. (
  • Microvascular and macrovascular complications from type 2 diabetes account for nearly $23 billion in direct medical costs, according to the report, titled State of Diabetes Complications in America, released by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at its 2007 meeting here. (
  • In every category of microvascular and macrovascular complications, the estimated prevalence is higher among men then among women. (
  • In parallel with the growing diabetes pandemic, there is an increasing burden of micro- and macrovascular complications, occurring in the majority of patients. (
  • Glycemic control is the primary mediator of diabetic microvascular complications and also contributes to macrovascular complications. (
  • This article focuses on pathophysiologic effects of diabetes, intervention studies on diabetes, pathways to complications (polyol pathway and glycosylation), and diabetes-related morbidity (retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy and macrovascular complications). (
  • Good eye care is important for people with diabetes to prevent or delay eye damage (diabetic retinopathy). (
  • [ 13 ] Acute complications of diabetes include hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, and chronic complications include cardiovascular diseases, kidney failure, retinopathy and neuropathy. (
  • Relation between glycaemic control (Hb A1c ) and risk of progression of microvascular complications (retinopathy) and severe hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes. (
  • A fifth of patients with newly discovered type 2 diabetes have retinopathy at the time of diagnosis. (
  • In type 1 diabetes, vision threatening retinopathy almost never occurs in the first five years after diagnosis or before puberty. (
  • After 15 years, however, almost all patients with type 1 diabetes and two thirds of those with type 2 diabetes have background retinopathy. (
  • Vision threatening retinopathy is usually due to neovascularisation in type 1 diabetes and maculopathy in type 2 diabetes. (
  • A deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine) in people with diabetes could increase the risk of complications such as heart disease, kidney disease, retinopathy and nerve damage. (
  • Eye complications , including diabetic retinopathy (damage to the small blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye), cataracts and glaucoma. (
  • All of the complications associated with diabetes - neuropathy , nephropathy, retinopathy , and some heart problems - develop in the pressence of high blood sugars . (
  • Controlling your blood sugars and blood pressure are 2 ways to prevent retinopathy and other eye problems associated with diabetes. (
  • 1. Macrophage accumulation is a feature of Type 2 diabetes and is associated with the development of diabetic complications (nephropathy, atherosclerosis, neuropathy and retinopathy). (
  • The article presents a quiz about the complications of diabetes including questions on blood vessel damage, ketoacidosis, and the stages of retinopathy. (
  • These complications include damage to the retina of the eye (retinopathy), to the blood vessels (angiopathy), to the nervous system (neuropathy), and to the kidneys (nephropathy). (
  • Diabetes is often associated with short-term and long-term complications, including diabetic kidney disease, diabetic neuropathy, and diabetic retinopathy. (
  • This article discusses the pharmacologic interventions used in the management of diabetic neuropathy, diabetic kidney disease, diabetic retinopathy, and foot complications. (
  • Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to a host of short- and long-term pathophysiological effects, including microvascular complications (neuropathy, retinopathy, and diabetic kidney disease), cardiovascular damage, gastrointestinal complications, increased risk of infection, and depression. (
  • 3 Diabetic retinopathy is seen in nearly 50% of patients with diabetes and is currently the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 18 to 64 years. (
  • Big changes in blood sugars over time increase the risk of complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and diabetic neuropathy. (
  • Retinopathy is more likely to become a problem in people with diabetes who also have high blood pressure or use tobacco. (
  • Everyone with diabetes, who is 12 years old or over, should receive a retinal examination once a year as part of the NHS retinopathy screening programme. (
  • Clinicians treating those with diabetes are most often focused on managing blood sugar and warning against potential complications, such as retinopathy, neuropathy and foot ulcers. (
  • Microvascular complications include diabetic kidney disease (DKD), retinopathy and peripheral neuropathy. (
  • 15 had 1.8-fold greater likelihood of developing proliferative retinopathy than those with postpubertal onset of diabetes (age 15-40). (
  • Other studies that looked at earlier markers of retinopathy found that there was a longer time until development of complications in adolescents diagnosed before puberty compared to those diagnosed after puberty. (
  • Type 2 diabetes can increase your risk of developing related health complications - like heart disease, diabetic retinopathy, and nerve damage. (
  • More long-term disorders and diseases such as peripheral neuropathy, retinopathy, Alzheimer's disease, kidney disease (nephropathy), certain cancers and cardiovascular disease(CVD), can and do often develop in diabetics with poor diabetes management . (
  • When diabetes is left uncontrolled for several years, one of its complications could be diabetic retinopathy . (
  • Eating disorders can lead to poor metabolic control, dangerously high or low blood sugar and long-term complications such as eye, kidney and nerve damage. (
  • Due to poor diabetic control since I was diagnosed in 1983,(I am now 29) I am now beginning to suffer from long-term complications including deterio. (
  • If you don't manage it properly" is an important if statement: by carefully managing your blood glucose levels, you can stave off or prevent the short- and long-term complications. (
  • By tightly controlling your blood glucose level (or your child's blood glucose level), you can avoid long-term complications of type 1 diabetes. (
  • What Long-Term Complications Can Diabetes Cause? (
  • Long-term complications related to diabetes are often linked to having high blood sugar levels over a long period of time. (
  • Typically long-term complications of diabetes occur to either small blood vessels (microvascular), such as those in the nerves, kidneys and eyes, or to large blood vessels (macrovascular) in the heart and other parts of the circulatory system (major veins and arteries). (
  • Vascular diseases play a key role among the long-term complications in people with diabetes. (
  • Even if blood glucose levels are well controlled, some people with diabetes have a higher risk of long-term complications. (
  • In their study, the researchers focused on inflammatory processes that are known to occur in many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and obesity and contribute significantly to long-term complications. (
  • Acute complications include hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia , diabetic coma and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma . (
  • How Significant Is Severe Hypoglycemia in Older Adults With Diabetes? (
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) from treatment of diabetes can also increase the risk of heart disease. (
  • People who are on other diabetes medications that do not increase insulin levels are not at risk for hypoglycemia. (
  • Prompt treatment of hypoglycemia is necessary to prevent diabetic coma, a potentially fatal complication of diabetes. (
  • If you have diabetes, you need to watch out for blood sugar levels that are very high (hyperglycemia) or very low (hypoglycemia). (
  • Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to a number of short and long-term health complications, including hypoglycemia, heart disease, nerve damage and amputation, and vision problems. (
  • Cardiovascular complications and hypoglycemia were common nonfatal complications in adults aged 60 and older with diabetes, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine . (
  • The incidence of nonfatal complications in older patients with diabetes for a longer duration (10 years or more) was similar, with rates for hypoglycemia similar to those of coronary artery disease and cerebrovascular disease. (
  • Short-term diabetic complications such as hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia (which in severe cases can result in ketoacidosis and diabetic coma) are typically the result of events of poor blood glucose management, and are mostly avoidable by having good daily regimens for maintaining glucose homeostasis . (
  • Hypoglycemia, or abnormally low blood glucose, is an acute complication of several diabetes treatments. (
  • It is more accurate to note that iatrogenic hypoglycemia is typically the result of the interplay of absolute (or relative) insulin excess and compromised glucose counterregulation in type 1 and advanced type 2 diabetes. (
  • The concept of hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure (HAAF) or Cryer syndrome in diabetes posits that recent incidents of hypoglycemia causes both defective glucose counterregulation and hypoglycemia unawareness. (
  • Stay alert for symptoms of skin infections and other skin disorders common in people with diabetes. (
  • Diabetes complications can develop without any obvious symptoms. (
  • Nonketotic hyperosmolar coma (HNS) is an acute complication sharing many symptoms with DKA, but an entirely different origin and different treatment. (
  • As a result, blood sugar levels rise, leading to various symptoms and complications. (
  • Recognizing and treating the symptoms of diabetes early can help a person manage blood sugar levels. (
  • Type 1 diabetes symptoms often appear rapidly, over a number of weeks. (
  • Some people with type 2 and gestational diabetes may not show symptoms. (
  • Anyone who believes they might have symptoms of diabetes should speak to a doctor. (
  • It can take longer to recover, and the symptoms can become more severe more quickly than in people without diabetes. (
  • Women with gestational diabetes usually have no symptoms or mild, non-life-threatening symptoms, according to the NIH. (
  • If you've noticed any signs and symptoms of diabetes, visit your doctor and get checked now. (
  • What are the symptoms and signs of foot problems caused by diabetes? (
  • It is easy for pet owners to mistake this symptom as a sign of old age, but nerve damage may be one of the first symptoms of canine diabetes. (
  • And if you've already developed diabetes complications, controlling your blood glucose levels can help you manage the symptoms and prevent further damage. (
  • Knowing the symptoms of diabetes complications can help you stay healthy and active as you manage the disease. (
  • Most complications do not have apparent symptoms until they have become quite severe, and then careful control can only delay further damage at best. (
  • Symptoms of diabetes can be similar in type 1 diabetes, typically diagnosed in children and teens, and type 2 diabetes, which most often occurs in adults. (
  • The early symptoms of untreated diabetes are related to elevated blood sugar levels, and loss of glucose in the urine. (
  • It is essential that diabetics are aware of the complications that can occur as a result of diabetes to ensure that the first symptoms of any possible illness are spotted before they develop. (
  • In this section, you'll find information on all of the diseases, illnesses and disorders that are linked to diabetes, including the different causes, symptoms and treatments for each condition. (
  • Symptoms of diabetes complications can develop when you have prediabetes , diabetes that has not been diagnosed early, and even diabetes that has been treated. (
  • Both diabetes symptoms and mental health will improve. (
  • 1 Since diabetes complications can significantly impact a patient's quality of life, pharmacists should look out for the symptoms and advise on the relevant care pathways. (
  • Although macrovascular disease is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes, 3 microvascular complications are often present when diabetes is diagnosed, even in people with no symptoms. (
  • Sometimes even improved glycemic control, in other words getting the blood sugar more regulated can improve the symptoms of neuropathy, but be careful here, because occasionally the symptoms can actually worsen when the diabetes controls improve, but then later on they do, in fact, get better. (
  • The American Diabetes Association cites the following symptoms as indicative of high blood sugar: High blood glucose [Editor's note: Duh] High levels of sugar in the urine Frequent urination Increased thirst And if high blood sugar goes untreated? (
  • However, they tend to disregard this control as complications develop gradually, not showing any intense symptoms until it is too late. (
  • While LUTS may be prevalent in both sexes, women complain more of storage symptoms whereas men are more bothered by voiding symptoms," Dr. Albo said, "There is a possible link between LUTS and type 2 diabetes in men. (
  • But unfortunately this lack of annoying symptoms does not encourage individuals to seek diagnosis and treatment which leads to uncontrolled growth and often disabling complications later. (
  • If an individual falls in the high risk category or is showing and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes such as fatigue, excessive thirst or hunger, greater than normal urine secretion, vision issues then he should undergo early testing to determine the blood sugar levels. (
  • The author concludes that advances have provided pharmacists with new opportunities to assist the health-care team and patient in managing diabetes and that the compounding pharmacist who becomes knowledgeable in this area can use his or her expertise to help control and ameliorate its symptoms and complications. (
  • What are the symptoms of diabetes? (
  • In addition to the noticeable symptoms of diabetes, this condition can also cause different long-term effects on the body. (
  • The damaging effect of diabetes on the nerves is called neuropathy and can manifest as many signs and symptoms including erectile dysfunction, numbness or tingling in the feet, profuse sweating, etc. (
  • DIABETES can result in a number of complications if symptoms go unchecked. (
  • Diabetes symptoms can be difficult to detect, but it's important to be able to recognise the warning signs, as left untreated, the condition can lead to a number of complications. (
  • Characterized by hyperglycemia and the insufficient secretion or action of insulin, diabetes is a metabolic disorder that amplifies inflammatory immune responses resulting in diabetes complications. (
  • This book will be of value for all physicians and nurses who care for patients with diabetes and face the challenge of treating hyperglycemia and related acute and chronic complications. (
  • In patients with diabetes, the absence of insufficient production of or lack of response to insulin causes hyperglycemia. (
  • When diabetes is uncontrolled, blood sugar (glucose) spikes to dangerous levels, a condition known as severe hyperglycemia. (
  • 4. Combined hypoxia and hyperglycemia leads to complications. (
  • In a person with diabetes, the body stops producing insulin or can no longer produce or use it effectively. (
  • People with type 1 diabetes do not produce insulin at all, because their immune system has attacked and destroyed the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. (
  • Those with type 2 and gestational diabetes do not make enough insulin, or their body cannot use it effectively. (
  • Allergic skin reactions can occur in response to medicines, such as insulin or diabetes pills. (
  • In the mechanism linking periodontal disease to diabetes, the role of insulin resistance and exaggerated immune inflammatory pathways have been considered the driving force in the "bidirectional" link. (
  • Canine diabetic ketoacidosis will result if diabetes is untreated, or if insulin therapy is not working properly. (
  • This is a complication of diabetes that occurs when your body cannot use sugar, or glucose, as a fuel source because your body has no insulin or not enough insulin. (
  • This research will help understand how insulin prevents the complications of diabetes. (
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (sometimes abbreviated to DKA) is sometimes the first indication that a person has type 1 diabetes, and can be a serious complication of lack of insulin. (
  • When the body runs out of insulin-and that will happen as the effects of diabetes take their toll-you can't use glucose properly or effectively. (
  • Before the discovery of insulin, this was the main cause of death for people with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Some have type 1 diabetes, which occurs when the pancreas fails to make insulin, a hormone that controls blood sugar levels. (
  • Most people have type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the body no longer effectively responds to insulin. (
  • DKA occurs mainly in people with type 1 diabetes, and can be triggered by having an infection or other illness or not taking your usual dose(s) of insulin. (
  • With type 1 diabetes , your body does not make insulin. (
  • People with type 2 diabetes first develop insulin resistance. (
  • To survive, people with type 1 diabetes must take multiple daily insulin injections or receive insulin through a tiny catheter placed underneath the skin that attaches to an insulin pump. (
  • But, unlike people with type 2 diabetes, their bodies can efficiently use insulin. (
  • Preventing complications at an early stage is an important reason to match insulin delivery to need. (
  • Most people with Type 2 diabetes suffer from the Insulin Resistance Syndrome (IRS), which can include insulin resistance, high blood sugar, abdominal obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol problems. (
  • As in earlier reports, the diabetes patients with major depression tended to be slightly younger, heavier, have more co-existing medical conditions, and were more likely to be treated with insulin than were diabetes patients without depression. (
  • Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes. (
  • Former names for these conditions were insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent diabetes , or juvenile onset and adult-onset diabetes. (
  • A limitation of the database included having information only about whether a patient was using insulin before admission, as well as lack of information about glycohemoglobin level, admission glucose level, diabetes-related comorbidities, body mass index, medication compliance, and duration of diabetes. (
  • Hypoglycemic reactions, the most common complication of insulin therapy. (
  • Among people with diabetes, about 15% have type 1 (formerly known as insulin-dependent diabetes), while about 85% have type 2 (formerly known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes). (
  • In contrast, type 2 diabetes is usually part of the "metabolic syndrome", which is associated with other risk factors from early in the disease process, including abdominal obesity, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, a prothrombotic state and insulin resistance ( Box 2 ). (
  • Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that develops when the body's immune system mistakenly attacks the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. (
  • People with type 1 diabetes no longer make enough insulin on their own. (
  • Too little insulin can also lead to DKA in as little as a few hours, according to the American Diabetes Association. (
  • Individuals with type 1 diabetes need to be engaged with their disease and manage insulin dosing constantly, even those on the pump with closed loop systems. (
  • Monitor your blood glucose, insulin, mood, HbA1c and lots more with the only diabetes app. (
  • Thirty people with diabetes who require insulin, matched for duration of disease and metabolic control, were sorted into three groups of ten each. (
  • Diabetes is the vicious circle between high insulin and insulin resistance. (
  • In particular the areas of immunology, insulin signal transduction, and the pathogenetic mechanisms involved in the chronic complications have become clearer. (
  • In patients with diabetes, this may be caused by several factors, such as too much or incorrectly timed insulin, too much or incorrectly timed exercise (exercise decreases insulin requirements) or not enough food (specifically glucose containing carbohydrates). (
  • In insulin-deficient diabetes (exogenous) insulin levels do not decrease as glucose levels fall, and the combination of deficient glucagon and epinephrine responses causes defective glucose counterregulation. (
  • Preventing high glucose can prevent complications from developing. (
  • A greater understanding of how to keep blood vessels healthy will help pave the way for more research to develop new treatments for people with type 2 diabetes that work to prevent complications like heart attacks and strokes. (
  • How do I prevent complications? (
  • 2 The major aim of diabetes management is to prevent complications. (
  • There is no way to early detect and prevent complications that would be as effective as constant monitoring of the patient's overall health status, including glucose, the HbA 1c level, headaches, dizziness and so on. (
  • Can Vitamin E Prevent Complications? (
  • However, as common and deadly as this disease can be, having good knowledge of how diabetes affects your body will go a long way to help you prevent complications from showing up. (
  • Most women who take the glucose tolerance test (two out of three) do not have gestational diabetes, the NIH says. (
  • If a woman is diagnosed with gestational diabetes, glucose tolerance tests are usually conducted once more at around six to 12 weeks after the woman gives births, and then once every one to three years in order to identify any lingering glucose intolerance, according to the Mayo Clinic . (
  • Similarly, in the UK prospective diabetes study of patients with type 2 diabetes, an intensive glucose control policy that lowered glycated haemoglobin concentrations by an average of 0.9% compared with conventional treatment (median Hb A1c 7.0% v 7.9%) resulted in a 25% reduction in the overall microvascular complication rate. (
  • Diabetes is a collection of diseases characterized by defective glucose homeostasis. (
  • Studies specific to type 1 diabetes (T1DM) include those examining the cellular or immunological therapies to induce tolerance or arrest conversion from normal glucose homeostasis or dysglycemia to T1DM. (
  • Diabetes complications are all related to poor blood glucose control, so you must work carefully with your doctor and diabetes team to correctly manage your blood sugar (or your child's blood sugar). (
  • However, it's also possible to develop diabetic ketoacidosis after you've been diagnosed with diabetes-if you aren't taking care of your blood glucose levels as you should. (
  • These complications develop over many years-usually at least 10 years-and they all relate to how blood glucose levels can affect blood vessels. (
  • Eating a healthy balanced diet, taking regular physical activity and managing blood glucose levels are key to good diabetes management. (
  • The best way to prevent neuropathy is to keep blood glucose levels as close to the normal range as possible," the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases states . (
  • A diabetes specialist center may be able to assist you in conducting a continuous glucose monitoring study which measures blood sugar every few minutes for a 72 hour period - you will be amazed to see how high and how low your sugars sometimes go that you were never aware of before! (
  • emergency complications (serious conditions that develop quickly as a result of very high or very low blood glucose levels). (
  • Diabetes complications can develop gradually over time due to the effect of raised blood glucose levels on the body. (
  • Very low blood glucose levels - known as hypoglycaemia - can also affect people with diabetes. (
  • If you have diabetes , your blood glucose, or blood sugar , levels are too high. (
  • Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. (
  • The majority of these diabetes-related conditions occur as a result of uncontrolled blood glucose levels, particularly elevated blood sugar over a prolonged period of time. (
  • When diabetes is uncontrolled and high blood glucose levels affect the brain, mental health troubles can become more pronounced. (
  • Diabetes is a disease that makes it hard for your body to use or store glucose. (
  • Primary treatment goals for diabetes patients include the achieving of blood glucose levels. (
  • Complications are most commonly linked to high blood glucose levels over a long period of time, so the best protection against developing anything is to keep your levels in range . (
  • To lower your risk of complications, you need to manage your type 1 diabetes well, by: Aim to keep your blood glucose. (
  • Is the patient's diabetes generally well controlled, with near-normal blood glucose levels? (
  • Learn why keeping your blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers within healthy ranges can help lower your risks of developing long-term health complications such as heart disease, poor circulation, and stroke. (
  • In addition, recent Phase III trials, wherein the pleiotropic effects of compounds were arguably as beneficial as their glucose-lowering capacity in slowing the progression of complications, have identified knowledge gaps. (
  • The best way to prevent neuropathy is excellent glucose control," says Jane Reusch, MD , a professor of medicine, biochemistry, and bioengineering at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Aurora, and the director of the Diabetes Care Team and the PEERS diabetes education program at the Denver VA Medical Center. (
  • People with diabetes have an excess of glucose in their blood (hyperglycaemia). (
  • Diabetes, microvascular complications, and cardiovascular complications: what is it about glucose? (
  • In diabetes, high levels of glucose are found in the blood (blood sugar) if the disease is not properly controlled. (
  • Self-monitoring glucose levels and forming integrated and personalized treatment plans with medical professionals can also prevent, delay or reduce the severity of many complications, allowing diabetics to live long, happy and productive lives. (
  • This brief review of the sorbitol pathway has attempted to present our current knowledge of this accessory pathway of glucose metabolism in the development of some diabetic complications. (
  • It is hoped that clinical studies with aldose reductase inhibitors in the future will further clarify the importance of this accesory pathway of glucose metabolism in diabetes. (
  • The major cause of diabetes complications is lack of proper control of blood glucose levels. (
  • In the long run, the blood vessels and the nerves controlling the blood vessels and the heart can be damaged as a result of the high blood glucose from diabetes. (
  • When there is uncontrolled diabetes, the high level of glucose in the saliva can be bad as they help grow harmful bacteria. (
  • Since initial patient data supported our findings, the new signaling pathway -regardless of how well the blood glucose levels of the patient are controlled - may be a key component in the development of long-term diabetes complications which could be utilized therapeutically," said Herzig, who led the study. (
  • Nerve damage from diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy (new-ROP-uh-thee). (
  • Learn about neuropathy (which can cause numbness in the feet) as well as other complications. (
  • Peripheral neuropathy is common in people with diabetes. (
  • Two main conditions, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and peripheral neuropathy , are responsible for the increased risk of foot problems in people with diabetes . (
  • Peripheral neuropathy refers to damage to the peripheral nerves directly as a result of diabetes. (
  • One common diabetes-related condition that often develops in diabetics is nerve damage, or neuropathy in legs, feet or hands. (
  • Additional health complications such as blindness, diabetic neuropathy and increased risk of heart disease among diabetics pose a far-reaching medical challenge. (
  • Foot ulcers can follow neuropathy, which 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have . (
  • But neuropathy is not an inevitable consequence of diabetes. (
  • Diabetic neuropathy , such as damage to the nerves responsible for sensation in the feet and legs (a common complication) and autonomic neuropathy (damage to the nerves that control body functions, which can result in problems with digestion, bladder control and erectile dysfunction). (
  • Neuropathy represents the most common complication of diabetes. (
  • Diabetes patients with neuropathy and poor blood flow may not feel if they have a sore on their foot, and it may not heal as quickly as it should. (
  • NR also protected against peripheral nerve damage, or neuropathy, a common, serious complication of prediabetes and T2D. (
  • According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, about 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy. (
  • Patients with diabetes, particularly after many years of diabetes, unfortunately often develop neuropathy. (
  • So, these are just some of the complications that relate to neuropathy, and I do think that you should seek medical attention with your physician so that he or she can work with you to determine what medications might be useful. (
  • When patients poorly control their diabetes compensation, they most likely will face neuropathy. (
  • While peripheral neuropathy can cause pain and discomfort - and may sometimes lead to amputation - another, more serious complication to look out for is cardiovascular disease, says Dr. Reusch, like heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. (
  • If left untreated or improperly managed, diabetes can result in a variety of complications, including heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, problems with erection (impotence) and amputation. (
  • Around 80 per cent of people with diabetes die of cardiovascular disease and diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the UK's working age population. (
  • Having diabetes markedly raises the risk of developing a host of other ailments, from heart disease to stroke, blindness and kidney failure. (
  • Total blindness in diabetes is uncommon since just under 2% of people with IDDM actually suffer total vision loss. (
  • Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults in the United States. (
  • These complications include kidney failure or blindness, the result of small vessel damage, as well as major vessel problems leading to heart attack or stroke. (
  • Impairment from diabetes, such as blindness or kidney failure requiring long-term dialysis, interferes with a person's daily life and can be overwhelming. (
  • Over time, diabetes can lead to blindness , kidney failure , and nerve damage. (
  • The most common serious complications from diabetes are coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke , kidney failure, blindness, and foot disease. (
  • When patients are affected by type 2 diabetes at a young age, the damage can develop into blindness, kidney failure or life-threatening cardiovascular diseases, as they must live with the disease for decades. (
  • Around 1,280 cases of blindness causes by diabetes each year in England alone, with a further 4,200 people identified as at risk of vision loss from this cause. (
  • Complications of diabetes include blindness, amputations, kidney related issues, cardiovascular problems and much more. (
  • These complications can result in amputations, blindness, chronic pain, skin rashes and ulcers, and stroke and heart attacks, with the latter accounting for the majority of fatalities in diabetics. (
  • The molecules participating in glycation damage also expanded beyond endogenous reducing sugars and their metabolites to include tobacco smoke ( 8 ) and diet ( 9 ), with each observation lending further support to an overarching AGE hypothesis for the sequelae of aging and the long-term cardiovascular complications of diabetes and for renal insufficiency, which impairs clearance of reactive AGEs. (
  • In addition, single and multiple pulmonary complications and cardiovascular complications were more common among diabetic patients, with the most common being major arrhythmia. (
  • Vitamin E may not reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications or diabetic nephropathy. (
  • Study findings indicate that among older adults who had diabetes for a shorter duration (9 years or less), nonfatal cardiovascular complications had the highest incidence (coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and cerebrovascular disease), followed by diabetic eye disease and acute hypoglycemic events. (
  • Keep your diabetes and blood pressure under control to lower the chance of getting kidney disease. (
  • A third of people with diabetes also have chronic kidney disease. (
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 33 percent of people with diabetes have chronic kidney disease . (
  • About one-third of people who have had diabetes for over 15 years will develop kidney disease, but good diabetes management and regular screening can prevent or delay the loss of kidney function. (
  • Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease. (
  • Dr. Cherney's research program focuses on factors in the body that lead to kidney disease in patients with diabetes (such as high blood pressure in kidney filtering units, early changes in the arteries and the heart and inflammation). (
  • UF researchers isolated these repair cells from blood samples drawn from patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease and studied them in the laboratory. (
  • The researchers found that almost 20 percent of the type 2 group had early signs of possible kidney disease, as did 6 percent of those with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Dr. William Cefalu, chief science, medical and mission officer for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), pointed out that a number of factors can affect test results for early kidney disease, and this study only looked at one test. (
  • Kidney disease is the most devastating complication of diabetes. (
  • 2 That year, diabetes was the leading cause of end-stage kidney disease, and it currently affects about 20% of diabetes patients. (
  • SEATTLE, April 13 -- Nearly a third of the estimated 18 million Americans with type 2 diabetes have from chronic kidney disease, and about 20% have diabetic eye disease and foot problems, a surveillance report shows. (
  • Chronic kidney disease, the most prevalent complication of type 2 diabetes, affects an estimated 27.8% of those with the disease, compared with only 6.1% of those with normal glycemia. (
  • For example, 24.5% of whites with diabetes have chronic kidney disease, compared with 35.2% of blacks, and 37.6% of Hispanics/Mexican Americans. (
  • Over years, high blood sugar levels can cause the serious complications associated with diabetes, such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems and amputations. (
  • Keeping blood sugar highs and lows in check while striving to maintain targets can go far in minimizing the risk of developing diabetes-related complications, such as kidney disease and eye issues. (
  • Doctors usually test for kidney disease about once a year in kids with diabetes who have reached puberty and had diabetes for several years. (
  • In Finland, data from the Kidney Disease Register and Finnish Diabetes Register was used to study the contribution of prepubertal and pubertal diabetes duration on nephropathy. (
  • Damaged blood vessels can also contribute to kidney disease, which can affect up to one in three people with diabetes. (
  • One of the organs of the body that also receives a big blow of the damaging effect of diabetes is the kidney, and the risk of developing a kidney disease as a result of diabetes is increased by factors like poor control of diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. (
  • [ 21 ] Periodontal care has also been associated with reductions in health complications, hospital admissions and overall medical and pharmaceutical costs among diabetics. (
  • Complications from uncontrolled diabetes, including mental health complications, can be serious. (
  • Awareness of uncontrolled diabetes complications can help people manage their diabetes and avoid mental health complications and physical problems. (
  • Further, uncontrolled diabetes leads to mental health complications. (
  • Having diabetes can cause mental health complications. (
  • Uncontrolled diabetes and mental health complications have an adverse effect on the quality of life and a sense of wellbeing. (
  • Additional potential health complications related to diabetes include, among other things, damage to the kidneys and eyes , according to the American Diabetes Association. (
  • Non-modifiable risk factors of diabetic complications are type of diabetes, age of onset, and genetic factors, both protective and predisposing have been found. (
  • Some genes appear to provide protection against diabetic complications, as seen in a subset of long-term diabetes type 1 survivors without complications. (
  • Ketoacidosis is much more common in type 1 diabetes than type 2. (
  • Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops, or is first diagnosed, during pregnancy. (
  • Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that commonly appears in people with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes cause damage to blood vessels and peripheral nerves that can result in problems in the legs and feet. (
  • Effect of antihypertensive treatment ( β blockers and diuretics) on mean arterial pressure, glomerular filtration rate, and albuminuria in patients with type 1 diabetes and nephropathy. (
  • Diabetes UK conducted the survey with over 2,500 adults affected by Type 2 diabetes . (
  • These results illustrate the everyday challenge facing those living with Type 2 diabetes," said Dr Marc Evans, Consultant Diabetologist in Cardiff. (
  • Type 2 diabetes is treated with lifestyle changes such as a healthier diet, weight loss where appropriate, and increased physical activity. (
  • Different diabetes types have different etiologies and their genetic architecture ranges from highly penetrant monogenetic diseases, such as MODY and neonatal diabetes, to polygenic diseases, such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes that are caused by numerous genetic variants adding up to the individual risk. (
  • Type 2 diabetes susceptibility gene variants predispose to adult-onset autoimmune diabetes. (
  • Basic and clinical studies aimed at addressing the prevention, treatment, and pathophysiology of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. (
  • Studies on drug development or testing of medical therapies to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes are included in this program. (
  • Studies more specific to type 2 diabetes (T2DM) include those examining medical or surgical approaches that prevent diabetes, induce diabetes remission or improve dysglycemia. (
  • Type 2 diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. (
  • When you have type 2 diabetes, your cells don't respond to it like they should. (
  • Almost a third of people with diabetes (not just type 2 diabetes) don't know they have it. (
  • Type 2 diabetes can also cause itching, numbness, and tingling in your hands and feet. (
  • Kids don't get type 2 diabetes. (
  • Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult-onset diabetes. (
  • In a recent study, people at high risk for type 2 diabetes were put on a weight loss and physical activity plan for 3 years. (
  • Which makes you more likely to get type 2 diabetes? (
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - No change has been seen in the last three decades in the occurrence of some serious complications of type 1 diabetes, such as heart disease and retina damage, new research from a US-based study suggests. (
  • Doctors have long considered type 1 diabetes a small blood vessel problem, so they have traditionally not focused on the potential large blood vessel complications, such as cardiovascular disease," lead author Georgia Pambianco, said in a statement. (
  • The findings are based on an analysis of data from 901 participants in the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Childhood-Onset Diabetes Complications Study, which included data from patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes between 1950 and 1980. (
  • Pambianco said that guidelines for managing type 1 diabetes are often derived from what is known about treating type 2 disease. (
  • Type 1 diabetes is complicated-and if you don't manage it properly, there are complications, both short-term and long-term. (
  • It can occur very quickly in those with type 1 diabetes or more rarely in those who have type 2 diabetes. (
  • DKA may happen to anyone with diabetes, though it is rare in people with type 2. (
  • The research showed that people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes have a vitamin B1 deficiency of 76 and 75 per cent, respectively, and that this deficiency was not due to diet, but to the rate at which the vitamin was cleared from the body. (
  • A large population-based study of 124,503 adults in the UK who have Type 2 diabetes found that those who got a flu vaccine had a 24 percent lower death rate than those who didn't get vaccinated. (
  • They presented their findings in late breaking abstract 184-LB, "Early Glycemic Control after Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis Is Most Critical for Future Health and Survival," at the American Diabetes Association recent convention, the world's largest annual meeting of diabetes professionals. (
  • I am 25 and have had Type I Diabetes for 23 years. (
  • It usually affects older people with type 2 diabetes, and is often triggered by an infection or other illness. (
  • TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Young people with type 2 diabetes are much more likely to show signs of complications from the blood sugar disease than those who have type 1 diabetes, a new study shows. (
  • While the researchers found that about three in four teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes had at least one complication, only one in three with type 1 diabetes did. (
  • When we controlled the data for obesity, there was no longer an excess of complications for type 2 diabetes," explained lead author Dr. Dana Dabelea. (
  • The obesity epidemic has played a significant role in the increase in type 2 diabetes in both adults and children. (
  • Eventually, the pancreas can't keep up with the demand, and type 2 diabetes develops. (
  • There are a number of medicines available for adults with type 2 diabetes, Dabelea said, but treatment is more limited in young people with type 2 diabetes. (
  • Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. (
  • Weight doesn't play a role in causing type 1 diabetes. (
  • The study included more than 1,700 young people with type 1 diabetes and nearly 300 with type 2 diabetes. (
  • The average age of the those with type 1 diabetes was 18, and three-quarters were white. (
  • For those with type 2 diabetes, the average age was about 22, and only about one-quarter were white, according to the report. (
  • Arterial stiffness was seen in 47 percent of those with type 2 diabetes and less than 12 percent with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Twenty-two percent of those with type 2 diabetes and 10 percent of those with type 1 diabetes had high blood pressure. (
  • It's also possible that the limited treatment options for type 2 diabetes affected the rate of complications. (
  • Dabelea also noted that kids with type 2 diabetes were a more diverse population. (
  • In type 2 diabetes, levels of NO are lower than normal. (
  • Dr Katie Simmons wants to work out why and how we can restore it, to keep blood vessels in people with type 2 diabetes healthy. (
  • In people with type 2 diabetes, the levels of PYK2 are higher than normal, upsetting the balance with eNOS. (
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among people with Type 2 diabetes. (
  • Measurable kidney damage is found in 43 percent of Type 1 diabetics who have had their disease longer than five years and in 25 percent of those with Type 2 diabetes for 12 years. (
  • Role of macrophages in complications of type 2 diabetes. (
  • The present article reviews the current evidence that macrophages contribute to the complications of Type 2 diabetes. (
  • Novel strategies that are more specific at targeting macrophages may provide better protection against the development of Type 2 diabetic complications. (
  • As the incidence of type 2 diabetes soars, the clinical and public health significance of these findings increases, the authors noted. (
  • What should I know about diabetes type 1 and type 2? (
  • The two types of diabetes are referred to as type 1 and type 2. (
  • Impaired skin microvascular function in children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Vascular disease in type 1 diabetes is a complex and multifactorial process, which probably begins in childhood in association with the onset of diabetes. (
  • Increased Incorporation of Antiplasmin Into the Fibrin Network in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. (
  • In the current study, we characterized antiplasmin incorporation into fibrin in relation to other fibrinolytic compounds in patients with type 1 diabetes. (
  • DKA particularly affects people with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Potential impact of omega-3 treatment on cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. (
  • Diabetic neuropathies are the most common complications of diabetes affecting up to 50% of older patients with type 2 diabetes. (
  • Cardiovascular disease risk is increased in patients with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Many type 1 related complications don't show up until you've had the condition for many years, sometimes decades. (
  • If these changes to your organs are found early, there are strategies to stop or delay the progression of type 1-related complications. (
  • There is no such thing as an 'average' person with type 1 diabetes, as each person's experience of living with type 1. (
  • Join us in creating a world without type 1 diabetes. (
  • Keep up to date with the latest type 1 diabetes research, news and events from JDRF. (
  • Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of coronary heart disease two- to fourfold and abolishes the protectiveness of female sex observed in the non-diabetic population. (
  • Preventing these complications in type 2 diabetes, which is often associated with other cardiovascular risk factors, is a major challenge. (
  • The purpose of the study was "to call attention to the issue of diabetes-related complications and bring about change in the way type 2 diabetes is managed in the U.S. (
  • Estimated annual health care costs for a person with type 2 diabetes and related complications are $10,000, about $1,600 of which is out-of-pocket. (
  • Diabetic foot problems affect 22.9%, and diabetic eye disease affects 18.9% of people with type 2 diabetes. (
  • It is important to inquire about the type and duration of the patient's diabetes and about the care the patient is receiving for diabetes. (
  • Determination of the type of diabetes is based on history, therapy, and clinical judgment. (
  • A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside (NR), can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the Iowa City VA Health Care System. (
  • In the new study , published May 27 in the journal Scientific Reports , Brenner, with Randy Kardon and Mark Yorek, who are jointly affiliated with University of Iowa Health Care and the Iowa City VA Health System, and Samuel Trammell, who was a graduate student in Brenner's UI lab, tested the effects of NR supplementation on mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. (
  • We have successfully addressed mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes with the naturally occurring vitamin NR," says Brenner, who also is co-director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, professor of internal medicine, and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the UI . (
  • THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 diabetes who use marijuana may double their risk of developing a life-threatening complication, a new study suggests. (
  • In the new study, the researchers invited adult type 1 diabetes patients at a Colorado hospital to complete a survey on marijuana use. (
  • With the increase in the number of persons under the age of 45 who develop type 2 diabetes, the common view of type 2 diabetes as an old person's disease is becoming seriously outdated. (
  • A research team from Aarhus University shows that younger persons newly-diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have significantly poorer health and thus a high risk of delayed complications compared with type 2 diabetes patients who first contract the disease twenty years later in life. (
  • The study is based on 5,115 persons who have received a diagnosis with type 2 diabetes within two years. (
  • We know from previous studies that persons with type 2 diabetes who receive proper treatment have a lower risk of death from heart disease. (
  • The condition of the younger persons with type 2 diabetes also appears to surprise the healthcare system, says Anne Bo. (
  • This points towards a need to rethink the way the healthcare sector organises type 2 diabetes treatment, and not least, how the younger type 2 diabetes patients are met by healthcare professionals," says Anne Bo. (
  • Many patients feel a lot of guilt and shame about getting type 2 diabetes, which is related to lifestyle. (
  • Normally, type 2 diabetes is a disease that people get around the age of sixty, but earlier this year an overview from the Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen showed that the international trend towards more and more younger people developing the disease also applies to Denmark. (
  • 4. To follow the incidence of ESRD in patients with childhood onset type 1 diabetes and analyse socioeconomic and demographic risk factors important for the development of ESRD. (
  • 6. To analyse determinants of survival of patients with childhood onset type 1 diabetes after the diagnosis of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in Sweden. (
  • 10. To study how childhood onset type 1 diabetes affect the economic career of the child and the family (mother and father). (
  • 3. Are there differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? (
  • Diabetes type 1, 2 or LADA: 18-75 years of age. (
  • Type 1 Diabetes: Positive ICA-antibodies and/or GAD-antibodies and/or neg C-peptide. (
  • I was alone at a table with four adult type 1 strangers…who all had noticeable vision-related complications. (
  • NHS-approved evidence-based behaviour change platform for people with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, obesity and those looking to optimise their general wellbeing. (
  • The longer [patients] have diabetes, the more likely [they] are to have bladder dysfunction," he said, and urinary incontinence has been linked with the level of glycemic control in T1D but not in people with type 2 diabetes. (
  • Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5) inhibitors work, but men with diabetes may also want to try the remedies often considered as second or third line therapies-vacuum erection devices, intracavernosal injection therapy and penile prostheses. (
  • The proportion of patients affected by complications after diabetes of long duration is commonly consistent in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and genetic forms of diabetes such as MODY, supporting this postulate. (
  • Furthermore, given the number of comorbidities seen with type 2 diabetes, often before 'official' diabetes diagnosis, it is conceivable that this explains the perception of more rapid onset of complications in these individuals. (
  • Researchers in the Netherlands surveyed 323 women with type 1 diabetes who became pregnant between 1999 and 2000. (
  • Diagnosed with type 1 at age 15, Kimberly Hislop has been living with diabetes for 18 years. (
  • The study included 72,310 adults who were aged 60 and older, had type 2 diabetes, and were enrolled in Kaiser Permanente, a large health care delivery system. (
  • Young adult women with type 1 diabetes are also seen to lose the cardiovascular protection that is normally seen in females, giving them similar rates of ischemic heart disease as men with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Another study of adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes found that lower SHBG (sex hormone-binding globulin), in addition to poor glycemic control, was associated with cardiac autonomic dysfunction. (
  • They both had type 2 diabetes and my days spent alone with them exposed me to their misunderstanding of how their diabetes really affected them. (
  • A decade later I married a type 1 person living with diabetes and experienced the full court of the diabetes spectrum with my type 2 family members and type 1 husband of almost 20 years. (
  • My grandmothers, the type 2 have struggled with their diabetes as long as I could remember. (
  • My former Type 1 husband was a role model in how to manage your diabetes, while my intelligent family members were role models on how an invisible disease can be misunderstood, devastating the quality of their life while leaving heart broken family members behind. (
  • In fact, people who have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes have a much higher likelihood of having shorter life spans and dying from cardiovascular disease than those who don't have diabetes. (
  • People with type 2 diabetes who work with their doctors to set individual goals for their treatment have a reduced risk of developing complications, according to a study that followed patients for 19 years. (
  • With the introduction of newer oral hypoglycaemic agents, there is a need to re-evaluate critically the effectiveness and safety of the older agents, including sulphonylureas, to assess their place in the modern management of type 2 diabetes. (
  • Though sulphonylureas continue to be a mainstay of treatment in type 2 diabetes, future clinical trials addressing clinically relevant outcomes are indicated with the newer generation of sulphonylureas that are more beta cell-specific to address the concerns raised about sulphonylureas and cardiac myocytes. (
  • Type 2 diabetes accounts for almost 90% of diabetes cases worldwide. (
  • People with type 1 diabetes who use marijuana may double their risk of developing a life-threatening complication, a new study suggests. (
  • This occurs in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. (
  • Can Bariatric Surgery Cure Type 2 Diabetes? (
  • This video by The Economist examines the impact of bariatric surgery as a potential therapy for the remission of Type 2 Diabetes. (
  • Prof Carel Le Roux describes in layperson's terms a summary of a clinical trial comparing semaglutide with dulaglutide when administered with metformin in the treatment of people with Type 2 diabetes. (
  • This study is substantially larger than any previous ones in this field, but more work is needed to find out how women with either type of diabetes can best be enabled to improve the outcomes of their pregnancy, they conclude. (
  • They also warn that these problems will get worse as the number of young women diagnosed with type 1 and type 2 diabetes continues to rise. (
  • Researchers analysed deaths shortly after birth (perinatal mortality) and congenital anomalies in babies born to women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who delivered between 1 March 2002 and 28 February 2003 in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. (
  • Of 2,359 women with diabetes, 1,707 had type 1 diabetes and 652 had type 2 diabetes. (
  • Women with type 2 diabetes were more likely to come from an ethnic minority group and from a deprived area. (
  • Perinatal mortality was similar in babies of women with type 1 (31.7 per 1000 births) and type 2 diabetes (32.3 per 1000 births), and was nearly four times higher than that in the general maternity population. (
  • The rate of major congenital anomaly (mainly heart and nervous system defects) was 46 per 1000 births in women with diabetes (48 per 1000 births for type 1 diabetes and 43 per 1000 for type 2 diabetes), more than double than that in the general maternity population. (
  • In the past, type 2 diabetes has been viewed as a less serious condition than type 1 diabetes and may have been subject to less vigilant care, add the authors. (
  • However, in view of these findings, and the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in young adults, raised awareness of the increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in this group of women is needed. (
  • Risk of non-fatal cardiovascular diseases in early-onset versus late-onset type 2 diabetes in China: a cross-sectional study. (
  • Can Anti-Inflammatories Prevent Type 1 Diabetes? (
  • Has Dr. Denise Faustman Found a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes? (
  • Should I Screen My Child for Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease? (
  • Type 2 diabetes, which is closely linked to lifestyle and diet, has been rapidly increasing in recent years and is now one of the world's most common long-term health conditions. (
  • One of the best way to control type 2 diabetes is to make diet changes - eating a healthy, balanced diet is key. (
  • Some non-modifiable risk factors such as age at diabetes onset, type of diabetes, gender and genetics may influence risk. (
  • Lethargy may ultimately progress to a coma, though this is more common in type 2 diabetes than type 1. (
  • Often times, gestational diabetes is a temporary disorder that occurs around the second trimester of pregnancy, and disappears after a woman gives birth. (
  • But women who've had gestational diabetes should be monitored closely after birth, because they are more likely to develop diabetes later in life, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (
  • A 2014 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between 4 and 9 percent of pregnant women in the United States develop gestational diabetes. (
  • Gestational diabetes occurs more frequently among certain ethic groups, including African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Asians, and Pacific Islanders according to the March of Dimes . (
  • If blood sugar levels rise to an abnormally high level, this is considered gestational diabetes. (
  • Some women may have prediabetes before they become pregnant (for example, because they are overweight or obese, which is a risk factor for the condition), and pregnancy exacerbates the condition, leading to gestational diabetes, Glantz said. (
  • Tests for gestational diabetes are usually done around 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy, according to the NIH. (
  • Some women may be tested earlier in pregnancy if they are at increased risk for gestational diabetes. (
  • If gestational diabetes is left untreated, the baby is more likely to be born very large, according to the March of Dimes . (
  • Treating women who develop Diabetes in pregnancy ( Gestational diabetes ) reduces the rate of serious complications without increasing the rate of cesarean delivery, according to new study findings. (
  • Although the risks related to Gestational diabetes are well known, it has been unclear if screening and treatment to lower maternal blood sugar levels can reduce these risks, Dr. Caroline A. Crowther and her associates comment in their report, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (
  • To evaluate the effects of treating Gestational diabetes , Crowther, with the University of Adelaide in Australia, and her associates studied women with signs of gestational diabetes between 24 and 34 weeks into pregnancy. (
  • A higher percentage of infants in the intervention group were admitted to the neonatal nursery (71 percent versus 61 percent), and women in the intervention group were more likely to undergo labor induction (39 percent versus 29 percent), both of which the investigators attribute to the treating physicians' knowledge of their gestational diabetes . (
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication and is a veterinary emergency that will require aggressive treatment. (
  • People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or a stroke. (
  • Diabetes can damage the blood vessels and lead to heart attack and stroke . (
  • People with diabetes are at very high risk of heart disease and stroke. (
  • [ 13 ] Diabetes complications with the highest prevalence and greatest cost to the Canadian health care system are predominantly chronic and include stroke, myocardial infarction, kidney failure, lower limb amputations and vision loss. (
  • Heart-related complications include chest pain, heart attack, stroke and atherosclerosis. (
  • People who have diabetes are twice as likely to die of a heart attack or stroke as people who don't have diabetes. (
  • More research needs to be done into the link between vitamin B1 deficiency and people with diabetes developing complications such as kidney and retina damage, heart disease and stroke. (
  • If having heart failure or getting a stroke or dying soon are the only diabetes risks that concern you, then you don't need to start managing your diabetes right away. (
  • Diabetes can cause early death from heart attack and stroke. (
  • Diabetes and high cholesterol increase a patient's risk for heart attack and stroke. (
  • Studies have shown that diabetic patients have more complications and worse outcomes after hospitalization for stroke, myocardial infarction, and cardiothoracic surgery, but little had been known about outcomes for diabetic trauma patients, the authors noted. (
  • People with diabetes face a greater risk of stroke. (
  • Large-vessel disease, including coronary heart disease and stroke, is the greatest overall cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetes. (
  • Diabetes also increases the risk of kidney failure, cardiovascular disease and stroke. (
  • Having diabetes means you are more likely to develop heart diseases and have an increased chance of a heart attack and stroke. (
  • The most common cause of death in adults living with diabetes is heart disease and stroke. (
  • Alongside eye and foot problems, complications include heart attack and stroke, kidney problems and nerve damage. (
  • This Program encompasses basic, clinical and translational research on the pathophysiology and treatment of diabetic complications that apply to multiple tissues and organ systems. (
  • The second Patient Voice in Diabetes Research event took place on Wednesday 14th November 2018 in the Old Lecture Theatre at St Vincent's University Hospital. (
  • The UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre were delighted to welcome students from Tallaght Community School to a Summer School that took place on Monday 20th - Thursday 23r d August 2018, at the UCD Conway Institute. (
  • Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems. (
  • You can take action to lower your risk for complications and reduce their impact on your life. (
  • Get the knowledge and skills you need to manage your diabetes and lower the risk for complications. (
  • People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease, but healthy habits can help lower risk. (
  • It is important to be tested for diabetes if you are at risk. (
  • People with diabetes have an increased risk of ulcers and damage to the feet. (
  • Diabetes is a known risk factor for developing peripheral artery disease. (
  • People with diabetes are at increased risk for milder problems with the feet that are not specific to diabetes but may occur more frequently due to problems with the nerves and circulation to the feet. (
  • A diagnosis of diabetes immediately increases the risk of developing various clinical complications that are largely irreversible and due to microvascular or macrovascular disease. (
  • Duration of diabetes is an important factor in the pathogenesis of complications, but other risk factors-for example, hypertension, cigarette smoking, and hypercholesterolaemia-interact with diabetes to affect the clinical course of microangiopathy and macroangiopathy. (
  • This section of the wellness library lists all the available articles we have posted so far on the subject of diabetes-related complications as well as statistic on teen diabetes and other health information of interest to those at risk for developing this condition. (
  • This means it is crucial that they are able to access the information and support they need with ease, so that they can manage their condition effectively, and thereby reduce the risk of developing devastating complications. (
  • While both diabetes and diabetic complications have been known to be partly heritable for a long time, identification of risk variants was originally limited to a few variants with relatively modest effect sizes. (
  • This changed with the advent of genome-wide association studies (GWAS), which has led to the identification of hundreds of common risk variants for diabetes. (
  • Diabetes increases the risk for dementia . (
  • Diabetes increases the risk of bone diseases, including osteoporosis. (
  • There is some evidence and many suspect that time spent in this range may be more important than your HbA1c in determining risk for complications. (
  • Diabetes may also increase your risk of getting skin infections. (
  • We would not advise that people look to vitamin supplements to reduce their risk of complications at this stage. (
  • Having diabetes puts you at increased risk of developing other health problems. (
  • Good control of blood sugar levels can help reduce the risk of diabetes complications and slow down their progression. (
  • Treating any additional risk factors, such as high blood pressure, smoking and raised cholesterol levels, can also help reduce the risk of diabetes complications. (
  • Infections - diabetes increases your risk of infection, such as bacterial and fungal skin infections and gum and tooth infections. (
  • Part of the defect we think is occurring in diabetic patients is these cells do not carry out appropriate repair, and therefore these patients are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and other complications," Segal said. (
  • People with diabetes are at high risk for a number of complications if it isn't properly controlled . (
  • The risk of death from CVD is twice as high for men and six times higher for women with diabetes than for people without diabetes. (
  • With your medical provider and diabetes educator or pharmacist's help, you can minimize your risk for these types of complications. (
  • Diabetes also puts people at risk for having poor blood flow to their feet. (
  • People with diabetes are at a higher risk for developing gum problems. (
  • Diabetes itself does not cause changes in personality or psychiatric illness, but particular subgroups of the diabetic population appear to be at risk for developing psychosocial problems. (
  • The researchers used proportional hazard models to calculate the association between depression and the risk of advanced complications. (
  • However, after controlling for these differences between depressed and non-depressed patients with diabetes, the increased risk of complications associated with depression remained. (
  • Further research is needed, the authors added, to clarify the underlying biological mechanism for the association between depression and complications of diabetes, and to test interventions which might be effective in lowering the risk of complications among patients who have both diabetes and depression. (
  • Some of the risk factors for getting diabetes include being overweight or obese , leading a sedentary lifestyle, a family history of diabetes, hypertension ( high blood pressure ), and low levels of the 'good' cholesterol ( HDL ) and elevated levels of triglycerides in the blood. (
  • Explain to interested patients that after hospitalization for physical trauma, diabetic patients had an increased risk of complications, although mortality rates and hospital stay lengths were not affected. (
  • Diabetes carries an increased risk of cancer. (
  • Sometimes complications develop even when risk factors such as blood sugar level and blood pressure have been controlled. (
  • Effects of vitamin E on cardiovascular and microvascular outcomes in high-risk patients with diabetes:results of the HOPE study and MICRO-HOPE substudy. (
  • These include the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study, the UK Prospective Diabetes Study, the Kumamoto Study, the Actions to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Study, and the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes study. (
  • 3 It has been demonstrated that ACE inhibitors reduce the risk of new-onset microalbuminuria or macroalbuminuria in individuals with diabetes with or without hypertension. (
  • 3 Furthermore, ACE inhibitors have been found to reduce the risk of death in patients with diabetes compared with placebo. (
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and low-dose aspirin are indicated in people with diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors. (
  • 2. To analyse the impact of socioeconomic variables on the risk to develop childhood onset diabetes. (
  • 7. To analyse determinants of mortality among patients with childhood onset diabetes and specifically if there is an increased risk of suicide. (
  • 8. To investigate how socioeconomic factors influence the risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular events and prescription of related medicines in patients with type1 diabetes. (
  • 1. Genetic factors determine increased risk of early onset of complications. (
  • 2. Oxidative stress increases the risk of complications. (
  • 1. Are there measurable risk factors that indicate different sensitivity to develop diabetes complications? (
  • But blood sugar control isn't the only thing that determines someone's risk for complications. (
  • People who have diabetes also are at risk for glaucoma. (
  • The risk increases as a person gets older and has had diabetes longer. (
  • The risk for vascular complications including: Intra uterine growth restriction (20%), hypertension (31%), preeclampsia (15%), eclampsia and placental abruption are significantly greater than those in background populations. (
  • The risk of developing vascular complications in diabetes pregnancies although is correlated with the severity and length of the disease is not fully understood. (
  • A total of five independent longitudinal studies have demonstrated that DM individuals with Hp 2-2 genotype have a two to five-fold increased risk of CVD as compared to DM individuals without the Hp 2-2 genotype We sought to determine whether HP genotype plays important role in development of vascular complications in pregastational pregnancies. (
  • These conditions don't carry the risk of mortality that the more worrisome complications do, but these are conditions that matter most to patients because they are bothersome," said Aruna V. Sarma, PhD, MHA associate professor of urology and epidemiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, presenting during the session on Urological complications and sexual dysfunction in diabetes . (
  • Women with diabetes are at an increased risk of pregnancy complications, even if their diabetes is well controlled, according to new research. (
  • An increase in childhood diabetes warrants a closer look at the risk of complications in relation to puberty. (
  • Recent data suggests that there is a greater risk for severe vascular complications in those that have diabetes during puberty vs. those that develop diabetes after puberty. (
  • explores the many complications of diabetes and relates them to the physiological processes that occur during puberty to understand what adolescents with diabetes are at greatest risk of developing. (
  • Breaking the age up further, those who developed diabetes at age 0-5 had a 1.6-fold greater risk, whereas those with diabetes onset at age 5-14 had a 1.9-fold greater risk. (
  • Regarding the effect of gender on vascular complications, females were found to be at greater risk during childhood and adolescence, whereas males were at greater risk as adults. (
  • Change in adiposity and body composition, especially during puberty, may add to the risk of complications. (
  • Because people with diabetes are at higher risk of becoming ill from some preventable diseases, it's critical that they stay on top of all immunizations, notes the CDC. (
  • People with diabetes are at a higher-than-average risk of developing cardiovascular problems. (
  • An individual with diabetes is considered "high-risk" for cardiovascular disease. (
  • The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes recommends that aspirin (75 to 162 mg a day-generally taken as an 81-mg "baby" or "low-dose" aspirin) be taken by patients with diabetes at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, including men and women 50 years of age and older. (
  • Individuals with history of diabetes in the family, those who are obese or have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of greater than 28, individuals suffering from hypertension and high cholesterol level form the high risk category and are more prone to develop diabetes. (
  • Undiagnosed and untreated diabetes doubles the overall risk of death from these complications. (
  • The risk of developing cardiovascular diseases is doubled in people with diabetes, thus it is also important to keep one's blood pressure and cholesterol levels in check. (
  • When a person has diabetes, they may have higher blood sugar levels, which can increase the risk for plaque buildup in their arteries, which could cause coronary heart disease, which may lead to a heart attack and perhaps even death. (
  • For diabetics, maintaining healthful and balanced lifestyles based around diverse whole food diets , physical activity and mindfulness can greatly reduce the risk and severity of diabetes complications. (
  • RxPG] The risk of death and major birth defects are still high in babies born to women with diabetes, despite an international strategy to raise standards of diabetes care, say researchers in a study published on (
  • Because of this increased risk, the authors say that women with diabetes should take a higher than usual dose (5 mg) of folic acid from before conception up to week 12 of pregnancy. (
  • Overall it was found women faced a 27 per cent increase of developing any form of cancer if they had diabetes, while men also faced a 19 per cent increased risk. (
  • As diabetes has now been shown to be another potential risk factor, amending your lifestyle to make sure you take yourself out of harm's way makes it more important than ever to be mouth aware. (
  • An important risk factor for atherosclerosis, circulatory disorders and vascular complications is elevated cholesterol. (
  • Likewise, rates of coronary artery disease events -- relatively infrequent complications compared with the others -- also held steady during the study period. (
  • CCHS participants' demographic characteristics, health behaviours and medical histories, were included in the study as covariates, according to their association with oral health and diabetes outcomes. (
  • This Diabetes UK funded study could potentially have very exciting outcomes. (
  • The results also indicate that older patients in any age group had higher incidence of all outcomes (nonfatal complications and death) if they had diabetes for a longer, compared with shorter, duration of time. (
  • Finally, myocardial infarction and deep vein thrombosis were also more likely to occur among those with diabetes. (
  • Myocardial infarction is the costliest diabetes-associated complication, at $14,519 per case. (
  • With the correct treatment and recommended lifestyle changes, many people with diabetes are able to prevent or delay the onset of complications. (
  • Severe nocturnal enuresis secondary to polyuria can be an indication of onset of diabetes in young children. (
  • Research project Overall the studies aim at identifying preventive factors of childhood onset diabetes and its long-term effects in a population perspective. (
  • 1. To follow the incidence trends of childhood onset diabetes in Sweden and Europe. (
  • When complications occur early after diabetes onset there are also likely genetic causes. (
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in people with diabetes. (
  • During diabetes, the heart's uncontrolled use of fat as fuel can be dangerous, and may lead to heart disease or even death. (
  • This research may be significant in understanding how to prevent or delay diabetes-related heart disease. (
  • Dr. Dyck and his team study a protein that may be able to reduce damage to the heart and prevent diabetes-related heart disease. (
  • His team is investigating the process that tells heart cells how much fat to store as energy versus how much to use immediately for energy with the aim of finding out what goes wrong with this process and if it can be altered to help treat diabetes-related heart disease. (
  • The primary cause of death for people with diabetes is heart disease. (
  • Diabetes also is an important factor in accelerating the hardening and narrowing of the arteries ( atherosclerosis ), leading to strokes , coronary heart disease , and other large blood vessel diseases. (
  • 4 The presence of diabetes also worsens the prognosis of coronary heart disease. (
  • When I'm trying to prove to the world that I can accomplish anything with diabetes - that I'm a go-getter girl and that I'm healthy as a horse - my dear friend with the scar over her heart from heart disease doesn't fit my narrative. (
  • Heart disease can be one of the complications of diabetes. (
  • Smoking is especially bad for people with diabetes because both narrow the blood vessels and increase your chances of getting heart disease. (
  • People with diabetes who are at increased for heart disease are those who carry extra weight around the waist, have high cholesterol and blood pressure levels, or smoke. (
  • Your chances of developing heart disease tend to increase by how long you have diabetes. (
  • Compared to people without diabetes, people with diabetes tend to develop heart disease at a younger age. (
  • Chronic complications occur due to a mix of microangiopathy , macrovascular disease and immune dysfunction in the form of autoimmune disease or poor immune response, most of which are difficult to manage. (
  • A number of different kinds of foot problems can occur in people with diabetes . (
  • These problems are not specific to diabetes, but may occur more commonly due to the nerve and vascular damage caused by diabetes. (
  • Chronic complications occur when diabetes isn't managed properly. (
  • Decubitus ulcers and sepsis were more than twice as likely to occur in the patients with diabetes. (
  • Why do complications occur? (
  • Here are some of the complications that can occur, plus tips for preventing them from happening. (
  • The team found that the effects of the drugs were long-lasting, suggesting that they could help to treat heart problems and blood vessel complications that occur in the heart, kidney and eyes of people with diabetes. (
  • Diabetes can cause changes in the small blood vessels. (
  • Over time, this causes a variety of complications related to your small blood vessels (microvascular) and your large blood vessels (macrovascular). (
  • Foot problems in diabetes can be caused by damage to both large and small blood vessels, which is much more common in diabetes. (
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute and dangerous complication that is always a medical emergency and requires prompt medical attention. (
  • Diabetes develops gradually and so people may not realize that they have it-until it becomes very serious very quickly and they have diabetic ketoacidosis. (
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis is one of the most dangerous complications of diabetes. (
  • Learn more about diabetic ketoacidosis from the American Diabetes Association . (
  • Other health problems compound the chronic complications of diabetes such as smoking , obesity , high blood pressure , elevated cholesterol levels, and lack of regular exercise which are accessible to management as they are modifiable. (
  • The chronic complications of diabetes are related to the length of time the patient has had the disease. (
  • Diabetes can also damage blood vessels in the kidneys, impairing function. (
  • Controlling your diabetes and blood pressure will help protect your kidneys from the harmful effects of diabetes. (
  • The parts of the body that can be most affected by diabetes complications are heart and blood vessels , kidneys , eyes , nerves , gums and feet . (
  • That diabetes cause serious diabetic complications from the eyes, kidneys, nerves and large vessels is known. (
  • Adults with diabetes have an annual mortality of about 5.4% (double the rate for non-diabetic adults), and their life expectancy is decreased on average by 5-10 years. (
  • What we have seen to date in mice justifies clinical testing of NR in overweight adults and adults with diabetes. (
  • This four-year cohort study describes the clinical course of diabetes in older adults. (
  • Diabetic neuropathies are the most common complications of diabetes affecting. (
  • The research could help pave the way to new treatments for some of the most common complications association with diabetes. (
  • About half of all people with diabetes have some form of nerve damage. (
  • The Let's Be Well Diabetes Box offers products and resources for people with diabetes. (
  • Overall, complications are far less common and less severe in people with well-controlled blood sugar levels. (
  • Some of these problems are skin conditions anyone can have, but people with diabetes get more easily. (
  • Other skin problems happen mostly or only to people with diabetes. (
  • Once, bacterial infections were life threatening, especially for people with diabetes. (
  • But even today, people with diabetes have more bacterial infections than other people do. (
  • Doctors believe people with diabetes can reduce their chances of these infections by practicing good skin care. (
  • The culprit in fungal infections of people with diabetes is often Candida albicans. (
  • We invest in world-class diabetes research to find a cure and help people live healthy lives. (
  • Depression is more common in people with diabetes compared to the general population. (
  • People with diabetes should have their blood pressure checked every time they visit their health-care team. (
  • People with diabetes often have depression and the two diseases may be linked. (
  • Regular exercise is good for people with diabetes. (
  • People with diabetes must routinely monitor and regulate their blood sugar. (
  • People with diabetes can experience sudden drops in their blood sugar. (
  • Cataracts are two to five times more likely to develop in people with diabetes. (
  • People with diabetes are two times as likely to develop glaucoma. (
  • People with diabetes are more likely to have foot problems because of nerve and blood vessel damage and restricted blood flow to the extremities. (
  • Dr. Burger is studying microparticles (tiny parts of cells) in urine to better understand how they form and if they cause kidney injury in people with diabetes. (
  • He hopes the results of his research will help find the best way to treat blood vessel and kidney damage in people with diabetes. (
  • The major long-term studies of diabetes, particularly the DCCT and EDIC , have found that people with diabetes who can keep their HbA1c below 7% experience significantly fewer complications. (
  • Despite improved care that is helping to prolong life, diabetes impacts substantially on the quality of life of those affected and kills or disables several million people each year. (
  • Open wounds are susceptible to infection, and in people with diabetes, can develop gangrene, which destroys the tissue. (
  • It is the first time a deficiency of the vitamin has been identified in people with diabetes. (
  • The reasons behind why the body removes such a staggering amount of vitamin B1 in people with diabetes also need to be investigated to see if it's a problem that can be tackled. (
  • Are you like most of the people who have diabetes? (
  • Can some people get complications regardless of good blood sugar control? (
  • Many people with diabetes develop high blood pressure . (
  • People with diabetes are also more likely to have infections, including skin infections . (
  • What other problems can people with diabetes have? (
  • Skin complications can vary in people with diabetes. (
  • According to the ADA, as many as 33 percent of people with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives. (
  • One out of every 100 people with diabetes at any time is in kidney failure (dialysis or transplant). (
  • Most people with diabetes should take an aspirin every day, but only after they discuss it with their medical provider. (
  • People with diabetes sometimes lose feeling in their feet because high blood sugars have damaged tiny nerves. (
  • Ask your doctor about special shoes for people with diabetes. (
  • People with depression are prone to diabetes, and vice versa. (
  • How many people in the US have diabetes? (
  • Diabetes affects approximately 30.3 million people (9.4% of the population) in the United States, while another estimated 84.1 million people have prediabetes and don't know it. (
  • An estimated 7.2 million people in the United States have diabetes and don't even know it. (
  • This included 116 billion in direct medical costs (healthcare costs) for people with diabetes and another 69 billion in other costs due to disability, premature death, or work loss. (
  • Medical expenses for people with diabetes are over two times higher than those for people who do not have diabetes. (
  • The Diabetes Forum - find support, ask questions and share your experiences with 305,007 people. (
  • It is common for most people with diabetes to begin to develop complications after having diabetes for a number of years. (
  • With good diabetes control and living a healthy, active lifestyle, it is possible for people to go a number of decades complication free. (
  • On the national level, an estimated three out of five people with diabetes (57.9%) have one or more of the complications associated with diabetes," the report states. (
  • To people with diabetes, the word complication is code for "quietly life-shattering. (
  • But then when I wander into the many parent forums where I lurk and see parents reassure one another with "but all of these people with complications , they don't have the tools that we do. (
  • I was new to meeting other people with diabetes. (
  • And I've said a lot of encouraging, supportive words to people I do know about their complications and their bad news. (
  • People with diabetes should have a foot examination at least once a year. (
  • I feel like when people are diagnosed with diabetes-related complications, all of a sudden they feel like they have to hide somewhere and they aren't allowed to talk about it, so they're not able to get the support that they need to deal with this new diagnosis. (
  • People with diabetes who received the higher dose of vitamin E showed the greater reduction. (
  • As I tell most people, diabetes is not a glamorous profession. (
  • I started this column because where ever I go, people tend to ask me a lot of diabetes questions. (
  • So it's critical for people with diabetes to control their blood pressure and cholesterol. (
  • According to the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 87 percent of people with diabetes are overweight or obese, and for those with this condition, weight does matter. (
  • Aspirin is generally not needed in people with diabetes. (
  • A gas that was formerly known for its noxious qualities could help people with diabetes recover from common heart and blood vessel complications, concludes research led by the University of Exeter Medical School. (
  • Heart problems are a common cause of disability and death in people with diabetes, and are expected to rise still further with increasing rates of obesity. (
  • Rarely, people with diabetes erupt in blisters. (
  • With more than 80,000 people dying annually from diabetes and diabetes-related complications, the disease is ranked as the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. (
  • With previous research showing close links between diabetes and the development of mouth cancer, as well as other forms of the disease, leading health charity the Oral Health Foundation, is calling on people to be aware of the close links between their oral health and their wider wellbeing. (
  • Inflammatory processes in the liver lead to elevated cholesterol levels in people with diabetes, thus promoting subsequent vascular diseases. (
  • Following the CCHS interview, participants were classified in three categories comprising of those who did not experience any complication, those who experienced an acute complication and those who experienced a chronic complication. (
  • Joan's guest shares his experience with amputation and other serious diabetes complications. (
  • Learn more about our evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes. (
  • If you already have 1 or more diabetes-related complications, taking good care of yourself by following some of the same prevention strategies is important. (
  • The 1982 publication of The Prevention and Treatment of Five Complications of Diabetes: A Guide for Primary Care Practitioners was an initial attempt to provide straightforward and practical information that primary care practitioners could immediately apply in their practice in the diagnosis and prevention of complications of diabetes. (
  • The recommendations relate to the prevention, detection, and treatment of the major complications of diabetes. (
  • The prevention and management of diabetes complications through tighter glycemic control has been demonstrated in a number of trials. (
  • Inhibitors of PARP may have potential therapeutic roles in the prevention of diabetic complications. (
  • News about diabetes prevention, management and sustainable solutions straight to your inbox. (
  • However, it may also be that in the next few years, we will see more evidence for lipid control being important for both eye and kidney complications - these questions are being tested in important international clinical trials supported by the US National Institutes of Health. (
  • Find the latest treatment for an existing complication in these Clinical Trials . (
  • It is well appreciated that only one discovered therapy in around 100 will ever reach clinical trials for diabetes complications and the odds of discovering a therapy that can prevent or reverse disease are even lower. (
  • Nerve damage is a long-term complication of diabetes. (
  • As reported in the medical journal Diabetes, rates of premature death, kidney failure, and nerve damage did fall significantly during the study period. (
  • Unmanaged diabetes can also cause nerve damage. (
  • Diabetes can damage blood vessels in the eyes and cause various problems. (
  • Dr. Advani's research uses a mouse model to assess if low levels of the protein EZH2 leads to kidney damage in diabetes. (
  • He wants to understand how diabetes-related eye damage happens, and to develop medications that can stop this complication from occurring. (
  • This will help better show why blood vessel damage happens in diabetes and if it could be stopped or healed to prevent limb amputations. (
  • Diabetes can damage the nerves in your hands and feet. (
  • Urinary frequency and leakage can be due to diabetes-related damage to the nerves that supply the bladder. (
  • From there, work could be done to see what effect supplementing vitamin B1 levels could have on other complications of diabetes such as nerve and eye damage. (
  • Damage to the eye is the most feared complication of diabetes. (
  • Uncontrolled diabetes and/or high blood pressure can cause kidney damage. (
  • Controlling your diabetes, blood pressure, and cholesterol and not smoking will help prevent nerve and blood vessel damage that could lead to amputations. (
  • This data suggests that pubertal diabetes duration may play a role in accelerating renal damage. (
  • We previously showed that replacing the lost hydrogen sulfide with AP39 reversed this damage in cardiac arrest, hypertension and kidney failure damage and this current study adds AP123 to our portfolio of promising new drugs for diabetes. (
  • Complications are the major cause of associated morbidity and mortality. (
  • The greatest part of the morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes results from chronic vascular complications. (
  • Since the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on oral health in 2000, which placed a heavy emphasis on the relationship between oral health and systemic health, the link between diabetes and periodontal disease has received considerable attention. (
  • [ 6 ] Although periodontal disease is most commonly known as a complication of diabetes, the evidence indicates that the link between these two conditions may be bidirectional. (
  • A validated diabetes diagnosis was confirmed using the Ontario Diabetes Database (ODD), an ICES-derived disease registry containing physician diagnosed cases of diabetes in Ontario. (
  • International Classification of Disease (ICD-9) codes, were used to extract diabetes-specific complications from these data. (
  • Canine diabetes is an endocrine disease present in dogs. (
  • Diabetes in dogs is a serious disease that can have life-threatening complications. (
  • This book provides the reader with comprehensive information on the interactions between diabetes and a wide range of comorbid conditions and on disease management in such patients. (
  • Thirty million Americans have diabetes, a disease characterized by high blood sugar levels. (
  • Diabetes is a chronic disease that can affect every system of the body. (
  • Dabelea said those two complications were the most concerning, because they may not be as reversible with good disease management as the other complications. (
  • Diabetes may weaken your ability to fight off germs in your mouth, and having gum disease may worsen diabetes control. (
  • Diabetes, advanced glycation endproducts and vascular disease. (
  • The article discusses diabetes as a metabolic disease leading to secondary micro- and macro vascular complications and how affects the patient's psychological state. (
  • While regular medical checkups are necessary as well as visits with other members of a diabetes management team, diabetes is a disease that is largely self-managed. (
  • Diabetes has been implicated as a factor in Alzheimer's disease . (
  • Regular annual screening for diabetes complications allows treatable disease to be identified. (
  • I believe that we need to be more honest that this disease is ruthless and unfair and that the truth is that complications will befall some of us and others of us will remain unscathed. (
  • Many diabetes complications don't appear until after many years of having the disease. (
  • We got you covered - click and find out more about the concept of chronic disease management software that we use as the basis for our diabetes solution. (
  • The identification of a number of synergistic accelerators of disease, providing therapeutic pathways, has stabilised the incidence of complications in most western nations. (
  • Research suggests advancing age and the duration of time a patient has diabetes can predict complication and mortality rates from the disease. (
  • Seriously working with your doctor on obesity management to improve diabetes control - and to slow progression of the disease and the need for a lot of different medications - is a very viable and important strategy," says Reusch. (
  • Though no clear benefit of sulphonylureas has been shown with respect to large vessel disease, long term studies have, however, shown benefits in patients with microvascular complications. (
  • Diabetes is a disease which is often neglected, overlooked and underestimated. (
  • We invite you to explore our site and arm yourself with the important knowledge and support you need to prevent diabetes, manage the disease, and better understand the connection diabetes has to the health of our planet. (
  • Experimental animal research has contributed significantly to the understanding of the aetiology of this disease and its dreaded complications. (
  • Caroline Butler, Care Advisor at Diabetes UK, said: "It is essential that everyone with diabetes work in partnership with their healthcare team to help manage their condition effectively. (
  • A continuous relation exists between glycaemic control and the incidence and progression of microvascular complications. (
  • The emphasis is on early application of currently available measures that, if systematically applied, may reduce the incidence or severity of these complications. (
  • What Are The Nerve Complications Of Diabetes And How Are They Treated? (
  • Serious complications among the infants - death, shoulder impeding delivery, bone fracture, and nerve palsy - were significantly more frequent in the routine-care group (4 percent versus 1 percent) after accounting for factors such as maternal age, race or ethnic group, and number of previous pregnancies. (
  • 2016. "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes-2016. (
  • 2 The total direct and indirect estimated costs of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. increased from $188 billion in 2012 to $327 billion in 2017. (
  • The findings were published this week in Diabetes Care, a scientific journal of the American Diabetes Association. (
  • After he was diagnosed with diabetes in 1996, Furst dropped more than 85 pounds and appeared in an educational video produced by the American Diabetes Association. (
  • The Eighth Joint National Committee and the American Diabetes Association recommend that the target blood pressure for diabetics should be lower than 140/90 mmHg. (
  • The Journal released the article early to coincide with the authors' presentation at the American Diabetes Association meeting in San Diego. (
  • Rightfully so, said a panel of experts presenting at the American Diabetes Association 77th scientific sessions in San Diego, California, but growing evidence suggests that urologic and sexual complications may be more prevalent and of greater concern to patients, necessitating greater attention from endocrinologists. (
  • Today nearly 10 percent of the population of the United States has diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association . (
  • With more research, this could lead to the development of a new treatment to prevent blood vessel complications like heart attacks and strokes. (
  • In the future, for example, patients with diabetes and atherosclerosis who require angioplasty might receive injections of their own repair cells. (
  • The study cohort was restricted to Ontario residents over the age of 40 with a validated diabetes diagnosis. (
  • The final study sample was composed of individuals over the age of 40, who participated in the oral health component of the CCHS and had an ODD confirmed diagnosis of diabetes. (
  • Complications are therefore usually acquired after diagnosis. (
  • There have been improvements recently in both the diagnosis and treatment of these kinds of complications, says Reusch. (
  • Early diagnosis and control of blood sugar levels are the best weapons in fighting diabetes. (
  • Complications of diabetes can be prevented with early diagnosis, adequate follow-up and on-going control of blood sugar levels. (
  • Diabetes is also responsible for thousands of amputations each year which can be avoided through early and proper management of lesions. (