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Diabetes and Preventing Wounds

Wound healing below the knee requires extensive and complex treatment when compared to other parts of the body. Areas below the knee are prone to swelling and difficulties with immobility. Individuals with diabetes are particularly more prone to de...
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Foot Care and Diabetes

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, it can cause problems with your feet because diabetes can cause nerve damage. With nerve damage, you may lose feeling in your feet, which prevents you from knowing when you get sores or other injuries on your fee...
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Eye Health in Diabetes

Maintaining Eye Health with Diabetes - Healthpointe Corona Diabetes has its share of challenges among them the risk of blindness in one or both eyes.  Said risk is probably one of the most dreaded complications of the medical condition mainly bec...
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Flu and Diabetes

Does having diabetes put me at higher risk for getting the flu? The flu is a viral infection of the respiratory system and muscles. While everyone is at risk of catching the flu this upcoming flu season, having diabetes can weaken your immune sy...
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Traveling with Diabetes

Summer has arrived, and so has the time for Travel Physicals. For some, summer also means traveling. Traveling with diabetes requires some advance planning depending on where you are going and what you are doing. Here are some good travel tips for...
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