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Psoriasis, a skin condition, has been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Danish researchers found that individuals with type 2 diabetes had over 50 percent greater odds of developing psoriasis, compared to individuals without diabetes.… Read More
Studies have uncovered a link between type 2 diabetes and the risk of kidney stones. Type 2 diabetics have been found to have highly acidic urine, which puts them at a greater risk of uric-acid kidney stones. The study… Read More
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which sheds light on the dangers of alcohol consumption and alcohol abuse. Here at Bel Marra Health we, too, want to inform you of the alcohol-related risks for your health including ALS, type 2… Read More
Metformin, a common drug for type 2 diabetes, has been found to be safe for the heart – unlike other type 2 diabetes medications. The researchers found that metformin reduced the risk of mortality associated with heart attack and… Read More
Diabetes is linked to a shorter life and an increase in disability. The findings uncovered that life expectancy in men and women at the age of 50 with diabetes is shortened by at least three years. Plus, only 13 years… Read More
April is Foot Health Awareness Month, so we have compiled a list of our stories to help inform you about diabetes, gangrene, sprained ankles, and smelly feet to help educate you on foot health. Many of us may take our… Read More
Type 2 diabetes with low testosterone raises atherosclerosis risk in men. Atherosclerosis is a condition in which plaques build up against the lining of the arteries causing stiffness, which can contribute to cardiovascular disease.
Study author Dr. Javier Mauricio Farias… Read More
Major depression treatment in diabetes may reduce risk of death in older adults. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, found that not only does treating depression help improve overall health, but it can help… Read More
Global diabetes rates have risen fourfold in the last 35 years, suggest new findings from the World Health Organization (WHO). In 1980, there were 108 million diabetes cases worldwide. In 2014, this number rose to 422 million, with the greatest… Read More
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. The findings revealed that the risk still remained even in those patients who had their hormone levels under control.
Hypothyroidism is characterized by the insufficient… Read More
World Health Day 2016 is coming up on April 7 and the theme this year is to Beat Diabetes, so topics surrounding type 2 diabetes, diabetes during pregnancy, and glucose intolerance will all be discussed.
In 2008, an estimated 347… Read More
The risk of epilepsy has been found to be linked to type 1 diabetes. The findings suggest that individuals with type 1 diabetes have triple the risk of developing epilepsy – a condition characterized by seizures – compared to individuals… Read More
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