- All about diabetes. // Current Health 2;Nov85, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p3
Its cause is a mystery and no cure is in sight. However, there have been great strides made in improved treatment and care of patients. Two types of diabetes; symptoms; complications; management. INSET: New drugs.;Famous people with diabetes..
- Diabetic emergencies. Purdy, C. // Current Health 2;Nov90, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p22
Advises how to respond to a diabetic emergency. Diabetes and insulin; Types of emergencies; Insulin shock; Proper first aid treatment.
- Living with diabetes. Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 2;Nov96, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p30
Provides information on diabetes. Characteristics of a diabetic; Types; Reasons why young people get diabetes; Use of islet cell transplants.
- Living with diabetes. // Current Health 1;Dec92, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p6
Offers advice on living with Type I diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Explains how one can help a friend with diabetes. Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM), an autoimmune disease; Destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas; Balance between insulin, diet and exercise; Symptoms of...
- Medical questions & answers. Kilo, C. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p23
Presents several questions commonly asked by diabetics, and their answers. Difficulty maintaining strength when experiencing low blood glucose levels; Trouble falling asleep when experiencing low blood sugar; Skin inflammation called granuloma annulare; The proper way to prepare mixed insulin...
- High pressure oxygen helps heal stubborn, slow-healing wounds and ulcers. Hamlin, M. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p26
Discusses how high pressure oxygen treatment (hyperbaric oxygen or HBO) may help a diabetics' body heal stubborn wounds, particularly in the feet, that have been present for so long that they are considered a permanent part of the foot. Why slow healing causes problems for diabetics; HBO...
- Poor control of blood glucose can affect your eyes and vision. Chandler, D.G. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p28
Tells how retinopathy is not the only complication which can rob a diabetic of his/her eyesight. These nonretinal eye problems are linked to the damage that diabetes does to one's blood vessels. Refractive shifts; Glaucoma; Cataracts; Nerve palsies and optic nerve inflammation; Corneal...
- Outstanding art wins honors for 1991 diabetes camp youngsters. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p32
Presents the winners in the 1991 `C.A.P. It Off' art contest sponsored by Miles Inc., Diagnostics Division, at diabetes camps across the country. Category I: age nine and under; Category II: age ten through twelve; Category III: age 13 through 15; Category IV: age 16 through 18; The contest had...
- Talking with your teen can be a taxing task. Speelman, D. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p34
Comments on the problems experienced by parents trying to raise a teenager with diabetes. Includes tips on how to work on improving communication with one's teen; Let other people be the bad guy; Review the subject matter of your conversations with your teen; Find time to share with the teen; More.
- Living with diabetes. Schwarzbaum, L. // Diabetes in the News;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p36
Presents several questions commonly asked by diabetics, about living with the disease. Fear of low blood glucose reactions; How to cope while waiting for a kidney transplant; Alcohol and diabetes; Peer pressure experienced by younger diabetics; More.