I was today-years-old when I found out it was World Diabetes Day. November 14th marks the occasion because it's the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin with Charles Best in 1922. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006, so this is the 13th year for the campaign that aims … Continue reading Living with Diabetes is hard, affording it is harder.
Among the many complications often associated with diabetes, one of the most mystifying and painful is Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive Capsulitis, the condition’s official term, is a pathological condition of the shoulder joint which causes the gradual and painful loss of motion. Here's a look at the condition.
Diabetes is a chronic condition that increases the risk for serious health problems for those saddled with the disease. Among the most common complications connected to diabetes are cardiovascular disease, neuropathy, retinopathy and depression. One of the lesser known conditions is trigger finger, or stenosing tenosynovitis.
"It's diabetic nerve damage." She nodded from behind her desk. "Let me give you the name of the orthopedic we work with. He's really good."