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Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s production or response to insulin is significantly impaired. This impairment, results in high levels of blood glucose which can lead to serious health problems like heart disease or stroke and can also cause damage to your organs or nerves. Over the last decade, research has linked diabetes to another potential health problem or complication – hearing loss.read more

Ayurvedic Medicine for Diabetes – Benefits and Warnings

Diabetes Treatment

Ayurveda is an ancient Hindi healing system originating in India, where it is still widely practiced. In the west, Ayurveda is gaining in popularity but many people still regard it as an unscientific and thoroughly ‘woo-woo’ alternative medicine that relies on the placebo effect, much in the same way they view homeopathy. The WHO (World Health Organization), however, recognizes it as a legitimate form of medicine.read more

Risk of Metformin-Associated Lactic Acidosis

Diabetes Treatment

Most of us are familiar with intense exercising or vigorously participating in a physical activity where our muscles begin to fatigue and a burning sensation sets in. This ‘burning’ signals a buildup of lactic acid in our muscles. The accumulation of this lactic acid is a normal and healthy process, however, there are some cases where high levels of a lactic acid in the bloodstream (lactic acidosis) can be dangerous to your health and even life threatening. Although the percentage is very small, recent studies1 have linked lactic acidosis as a potential side effect or complication of diabetes.

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