What is a nephrologist?

4 days 5 hours ago
A nephrologist is a kidney specialist. This article looks at what they do, the medical conditions they treat, and the procedures they can perform.

What can cause toes to go numb?

1 week 5 days ago
Toe numbness can be mild and disappear quickly, or it may be longer lasting. Many health issues and conditions cause numb toes, and the treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.

What are the health benefits of cardamom?

2 weeks 4 days ago
Cardamom is a spice that many people use in cooking and medicine. Here, we discuss the possible research-backed benefits of cardamom, such as providing antioxidants, improving heart health, and fighting cancer.

What to know about taurine

3 weeks 3 days ago
Taurine is an organic compound that may help with conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Learn more about taurine, including its side effects here.

What causes itchy legs?

1 month ago
Itchy skin, or pruritus, is common and can affect any part of the body. Many factors can cause itchy legs, including skin conditions, diabetes, or allergic reactions. Learn about causes and treatments here.

What to know about hyperinsulinemia

1 month ago
Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here.

Farxiga (dapagliflozin)

1 month 1 week ago
Farxiga is a prescription medication that's used to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a tablet you take by mouth. Farxiga contains the drug dapagliflozin, which isn't currently available in generic form. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

Bydureon (exenatide)

1 month 1 week ago
Bydureon is a brand-name medication that’s used to improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a liquid suspension that’s given by injection under the skin (subcutaneous). Bydureon is available in two forms: a syringe and a pen injector.

Ozempic (semaglutide)

1 month 1 week ago
Ozempic (semaglutide) is a brand-name prescription medication that's used to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a liquid solution that's given by injection under the skin (subcutaneous). Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

Invokana (canagliflozin)

1 month 1 week ago
Invokana (canagliflozin) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. Doctors prescribe Invokana in addition to diet and exercise. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

Soliqua 100/33 (insulin glargine/lixisenatide)

1 month 1 week ago
Soliqua 100/33 (insulin glargine/lixisenatide) is a brand-name prescription medication that's used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It comes as a pen that you use to inject the drug under your skin. Learn about dosage, side effects, warnings, and more.
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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, cuts or wounds that heal slowly and blurred vision. It is extremely important for diabetes to be diagnosed as early as possible - if left untreated the condition will get progressively worse.
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