Diabetic Feet

Another Diabetes Success Story

…managing diabetes well for several years, he began experiencing symptoms of diabetic neuropathy at age 61. Severe pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in his ankles and feet made walking difficult and golf impossible. When he lost the ability to sense pressure on the soles of his feet, his balance…

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Diabetes and Neuropathy

…their feet, which are very slow to heal and prone to serious infection, diabetic neuropathy is a leading cause of lower-extremity amputations. Thankfully, adjustments to your diet and lifestyle are just a few of the effective natural treatments for diabetes that can help prevent diabetic neuropathy.

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A Diabetes Success Story

…2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation in her feet,

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Why Are Natural Treatments for Diabetes Often Ignored?

…strictly on lowering blood sugar, no matter what the cost. Part of the problem can be laid at the feet of human psychology. When a doctor sees a patient living with diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes, he or she may give lip service to diet and exercise. But, to be really effective, the doctor…

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Can Blueberries Make You Steadier on Your Feet?

…known that blueberries are one of nature’s most protective foods. They contain special flavonoids that can protect your vision, prevent diabetes, and keep your memory sharp. Now, a new study shows that a powerful polyphenol found in blueberries can also help to prevent falls. Jane Cavanaugh,…

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls

…including low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Severe symptoms are virtually always associated with diabetes drugs, which can drive blood sugar too low. But hypoglycemia can affect people without diabetes, too. Here’s how to keep your blood sugar on an even keel. 4. Check your blood pressure.…

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How to Get Rid of Warts and Other Common Foot Problems

…products that dissolve corns, especially if you are diabetic, for they can also damage healthy skin. Instead, chip away at them gradually with a pumice stone or file after bathing. You might also try this home remedy. At bedtime, soak your feet in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes, then place a piece…

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5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…most easily treated stages. Here are five signs of hidden health problems and how to address them. * Cracked, calloused skin on the heels and feet could signify a deficiency of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is crucial for optimal immune system function and eye health. To rectify this,…

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4 Ways to Clean Up the Air in Your Home

…removes toxins such as nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, and benzene, to name a few. Experts recommend using one to three plants for every 100 square feet of living space. Spider plants, philodendrons, golden pathos, aloe vera, and Chinese evergreen plants all ranked highly in their ability to remove…

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