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Why do diabetics lose limbs?

Do Diabetics lose limbs? I see a ton of diabetic patients in my office and sometimes they come with diabetic foot ulcers sometimes they come to see me the first time with the missing limbs and that really really makes me sad and I want the awareness to go up and today I’m going to […]

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Diabetic breakfast-Oatmeal

Can you have oatmeal if you have diabetes? Oatmeal is reasonably good if you want to have carbs in your breakfast. It’s better than your white bread. It’s better than your other pastries. Oatmeal is heart-healthy. There are substances in oatmeal that helps your heart. All you need to understand how much carbs you’re getting […]

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe for Diabetics?

Artificial Sweeteners for Diabetes A lot of people use artificial sweeteners to avoid calories that can come from table sugar.  Especially patients with type I and type 2 diabetes tend to use artificial sweeteners frequently.  Are they really helpful?  Did I have serious side effects on diabetics?  How much artificial sweetener is safe?  Today we […]

Can Bariatric Surgery/Gastric Bypass Surgery Cure Diabetes?

Can You Reverse Diabetes With Gastric Bypass Surgery? Bariatric surgery can be a very good alternative when dietary and medication approaches fail for diabetes type 2. Bariatric surgery has been a popular treatment for obesity treatment recently for this reason. Can bariatric surgery cure diabetes? Sometimes but not all cases. Patients having a milder form […]

Pioglitazone(Actos)-Benefits,Side Effects,Weight gain,Cancer?

Side effects of pioglitazone, the efficacy of pioglitazone (Actos) In this article, we will talk about pioglitazone efficacy for diabetes, side effects. Does it cause bladder cancer? Is wight again associated with pioglitazone (Actos) a big problem? How about bone fractures associated with it? Will it cause or prevent heart attacks or heart failure? How […]

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Why is my blood sugar up and down?

What causes blood sugar fluctuations? Here is Why your blood sugar might be up and down or fluctuate too much: Taking the excessive or inadequate amount of diabetes medication Changes in diet patterns or food content such as eating fried food or high carbohydrate content Change in the activity level such as starting a new […]

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Carbohydrates Diabetics Can Eat and Carb Alternatives

1. How much pasta can a diabetic eat? What are past alternatives diabetics can eat? Diabetic should stay away from pasta however there are alternatives such as Shirataki Noodles. You love pasta, right? But some of our favorite comfort foods are detrimental to a diabetic approved diet. My favorite alternative to standard pasta is “Shirataki […]

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Side effects of Glipizide, Glimepiride or Glyburide

What is Glipizide, Glimepiride, or Glyburide(Sulfonylureas) & What are the Main side effects? One of the most commonly prescribed medications are sulfonylureas (glipizide, glimepiride, glyburide). They are generally taken once or twice a day 30 minutes before a meal. You can take sulfonylureas on their own or alongside other diabetes drugs such as metformin. They […]

7 proven tips to control your diabetes and stay in control

FUNDAMENTAL TIPS TO CONTROL DIABETES In this article, we will be talking about fundamental diabetes control tips. I think both type 1 and type 2 requires a holistic approach. We will give tips about diabetic diet, healthy eating, exercise for diabetes, monitoring blood sugars, taking diabetes medications, how to deal with problems around diabetes and […]

Intermittent Fasting for Type 2 Diabetes | Sugar MDs

What is intermittent fasting and what it is not? Intermittent fasting is fasting a long time, typically is 16 to 20 hours a day.  Some people prefer fasting for a shorter time such as 8 to 12 hours but that’s not necessarily the same as 16 hours of fasting when it comes to health benefits. […]