Diabetes and other organs

Diabetes is a systemic disease meaning that it can affect almost every organ in the body. With diabetes, the heart, kidneys, brain and eyes are particularly susceptible to damage from high blood glucose levels.

How low light therapy can heal diabetics' wounds faster

Low level light therapy (LLLT), aka photobiomodulation, is a new form of medicine that can speed up the healing from pain, injuries and surgery as well as help diabetics who have lost sensitivity on their hands and feet or have developed ulcers.

Diabetes causes brain trouble

Developing diabetes before age 65, and greater severity of diabetes, may be important in the development of mild cognitive impairment among individuals in their 70s and 80s.

Diabetes and gangrene

Peripheral arterial disease is more likely to affect diabetics and can lead to strokes and gangrene.

What Is diabetic neuropathy?

There are a number of ways that diabetes damages the nerves, but they all seem related to blood sugar being too high for a long period of time.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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