Your Brain and Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Brett Goerl and Matthew Garza Recent studies have shown a link between brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and diabetes.  Unfortunately, these conditions are becoming more common as our population grows older. Find out more and ways to improve brain health. What are neurodegenerative diseases? The […]

Heart Failure – The Overlooked Diabetes Complication, Part 1: What and Why?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Ben Pallant Learn what heart failure is, what it has to do with diabetes, and how to identify and talk about this complication that’s often less discussed. Healthcare professionals often discuss diabetes complications such as vision loss (retinopathy), chronic kidney disease (nephropathy), and cardiovascular disease (referred to […]

What Are SGLT-2 Inhibitors and How Can They Help Your Heart?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Mary Barna Bridgeman SGLT-2 inhibitors can protect your heart! This type of medicine is recommended for people with type 2 diabetes who have heart disease or risk factors related to heart disease. Learn about the use of these medicines, including side effects, their effect on […]