Diabetes, like high blood pressure, is often a dormant disease which can cause advanced damage before it is diagnosed. It can also cause or aggravate cardiovascular disease (the main cause of death). Diabetes and its complications are the third most common cause of death.
Most of us have been bombarded by information warning us of the threat that diabetes poses to our health. But have you ever stopped to consider the strain this illness actually places on the heart?
Diabetes and Glucosamine: I have diabetes and have been told I shouldn’t take glucosamine for joint pain – something to do with the fact that glucosamine is made in the body from a sugar. Will it be safe to take it and monitor my glucose levels?
An emerging way to treat diabetes is to repair or replace the cells in the body that naturally produce insulin, an implant containing insulin producing stem cells and new pill could help treat and even prevent type 1 diabetes.