Oral Health and Diabetes

‘Brush your teeth’. These words echo in our minds as a reminder from our parents of the importance of oral health.  Our entire GI track is full of natural bacteria needed to breakdown food for absorption and other processes, many of which are not yet fully...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound on the foot. Ulcers can occur in up to 15% of UNCONTROLLED diabetes. The most common location is the bottom of the feet. Uncontrolled diabetes is the leading cause of nontraumatic lower extremity amputations in the United...

COVID and Diabetes

Why do those with diabetes seem more vulnerable to COVID infections and complications? Health care providers and scientists are aware that the two most common characteristics among many of those who are losing their battle with COVID is being overweight or obese and...

Am I at Risk of Becoming a Diabetic?

Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is an epidemic around the world. Currently, one out of every ten people are living with T2D. That number has been growing tremendously in the past 50 years and there is no sign of slowing down. There are currently more than 30 million American...