Diabetes mellitus (DM) or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar. This high blood sugar produces the symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. Untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma. Serious long-term complications include heart disease, kidney failure, and damage to the eyes.Diabetes is due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin, or because cells of the body do not respond properly to the insulin that is produced.
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  • Dallas Necrotizing Fasciitis Lawyer

    …. The majority of people who get necrotizing fasciitis have additional health conditions that compromise their immune systems, such as kidney disease, cancer, or even diabetes. Medical professionals are aware of these risk factors, and know to take extra care when someone with a compromised immune system suffers a wound or bed sore. If a doctor, nurse…

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  • Dallas Nerve Damage Attorney

    … and future), rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Additionally, you may be owed compensation for related damages such as pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of consortium, the inability to return to work in the same capacity, and more. Nerves can become damaged in several ways. Nerves can be damaged due to many factors, including disease, diabetes…

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  • Car Safety Tips for Pregnant Women

    … from the dashboard and windshield. Do not turn the airbags off. Many newer vehicles allow for passenger side airbags to be turned off. This is often necessary when children ride in the front seat. However, safety agencies agree that airbags are may be used in an emergency by pregnant women. Keep the passenger side airbags on. Avoid Lengthy Car…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Negligence in Prenatal Testing

    … and her child. A doctor providing prenatal care should know how to perform a full evaluation of a patient to determine whether any concerns or risks may exist due to medical conditions. Such conditions that should be identified and properly managed include: Preeclampsia Gestational diabetes High levels of bilirubin Hypertension Aside from…

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  • Retinal Detachment Symptoms and Treatment

    … for those over 40. Those most at risk are very nearsighted people, due to stretching of the eyeball. Those who have experienced an inflammatory eye disorder, advanced diabetes, or have sustained an injury to the eye may experience retina thinning, which leads to tears and fluid leakage. Family history can also play a role. Getting Treatment In most…

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  • Improve Trucker Health to Prevent Accidents

    … The long haul trucking industry is a necessary piece of our country and economy, but it is not without its risks and expenses. Large trucks are involved in hundreds of thousands of accidents each year, costing the country billions annually, and injuring over 20,000 truck drivers and passengers a year. There are so many truck driver highway…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -