Nephropathy – Kidney Disease from Long Term Diabetes

Nephropathy – Kidney Disease from Long Term Diabetes

Nephropathy alone is damage or disease of the kidney; however, diabetic nephropathy is kidney disease that is associated with long-term diabetes also referred to as Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease or intercapillary glomerulonephritis. This disease affects the tiny blood...
VIAject – Ultra-fast Insulin for Diabetes

VIAject – Ultra-fast Insulin for Diabetes

VIAject is a new treatment for diabetes.  It is a modified form of insulin that is designed to have superior onset of action and provide better glucose control. The hope is that it will provide better simulation of normal, body insulin release patterns after eating....

Treatment for Diabetes: Type I

Treatment of Diabetes There are two major types of Diabetes: Type I and Type II. Type I is typically genetic and is caused by the body attacking itself, destroying the cells in the pancreas that create insulin. By contrast, Type II is typically caused by a combination...
Actos – Side Effects, Problems

Actos – Side Effects, Problems

Concerns about Actos You may be considering pioglitazone or Actos to help treat your diabetes.  But you absolutely need to know that Actos has some very serious side effects and that it’s not entirely clear how well it works. Pioglitazone, or Actos, is a very popular...