All posts in: "Diabetes"

  1. Diabetes Overview

    What is diabetes? Diabetes is a defect in the body’s ability to convert glucose (sugar) to energy. Glucose is the main source of fuel for our body. When food is digested it is changed into fats, protein, or carbohydrates. Foods that affect blood sugars are

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  2. How are Diabetes and Limb Amputation Connected?

    Diabetics are unable to produce or properly use insulin – a hormone produced by the pancreas that unlocks the cells of the body, enabling glucose to enter and fuel them – so glucose accumulates in the blood. High glucose levels can damage the nerves of

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  3. Dental Health

    How Are Diabetes and Dental Disease Linked? Diabetics are unable to produce or properly use insulin – a hormone produced by the pancreas that unlocks the cells of the body, enabling glucose to enter and fuel them – so glucose accumulates in the blood. High glucose levels

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