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 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

    … Rides Due to your pregnancy, you probably do not want to spend a great deal of time in the car. Many experts agree with this. Long car rides in which you sit for hours at a time can lead to water retention in the legs, ankles, and feet. They can also make pregnancy complications even worse or increase the risk of complications. If you have diabetes…

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

    … of caring for a child with a birth defect; Wrongful death if your child did not survive; Wrongful birth, which is not allowed in every state but is allowed under Pennsylvania law.2 Contact a Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Attorney as Soon as Possible If your doctor made a serious error during your prenatal care that led to a preventable injury…

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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

    … diet that often accompanies it. Only 8% of truck drivers report exercising regularly and many suffer from diabetes and high blood pressure. Over seventy percent are overweight or morbidly obese. Unhealthy truckers are a greater threat to themselves and others on the road for a number of reasons. Poor heart health puts truckers at risk for emergency…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -