Clinical Diabetes management
People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer -- and are more likely to die from cancer -- than people without diabetes, a new Australian study shows.The brain is a hugely important organ which helps to be aware of, understand and interact with our surroundings and others.As with many of our organs, the brain is susceptible to damage as a result of diabetes & brain
Diabetes foot care & management: Foot ulcers and amputations are a major cause of morbidity, disability, as well as emotional and physical costs for people with diabetes. Early recognition and management of independent risk factors for ulcers and amputations can prevent or delay the onset of adverse outcomes.
In Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Arrhythmias are irregular heart rhythms and can be caused by a variety of reasons, including age, heart damage, medications and genetics. In heart failure patients CRT, or biventricular pacing, is used to help improve the heart’s rhythm and the symptoms associated with the arrhythmia.
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator An ICD is a battery-powered device placed under the skin that keeps track of your heart rate. Thin wires connect the ICD to your heart. If an abnormal heart rhythm is detected the device will deliver an electric shock to restore a normal heartbeat if your heart is beating chaotically and much too fast. It is important to understand that the decision to have angioplasty or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to treat coronary artery disease (CAD) depends on many different things. A healthful eating pattern, regular physical activity, and often pharmacotherapy are key components of diabetes management. It is best to get vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat. In fact, research has not been able to prove that dietary or herbal supplements (including omega-3 supplements, cinnamon, and other herbs) help to manage diabetes.