Diabetes

Living with diabetes

Living with diabetes can be tough but by actively managing stress, eating well and exercising often, diabetes does not have to negatively affect your work or social life. Learn more about being diabetic with information on type 2 diabetes diet and more.

How to spot a diabetic emergency

Diabetes is a condition, not a death sentence. Yet, things can go wrong. Here’s what to do if someone has a diabetic emergency.

Study shows link between napping and diabetes

A study presented at a scientific congress Thursday reported a link between long naps and a higher risk of diabetes, though it couldn't say if daytime sleeping was a symptom or a cause.

Alcohol very risky for diabetics

People who have certain chronic medical conditions, such as type 1 diabetes, are even more susceptible than most to the ill effects of alcohol, though they may not be aware of how potentially dangerous alcohol can be.

Managing diabetes can stress teens

Teens with type 1 diabetes may need help as they begin taking more responsibility for monitoring their blood glucose levels and administering insulin, a new study suggests.

Walking aids diabetes

Among people at high risk for diabetes who get very little exercise, those who manage to walk more throughout the day are less likely to actually develop it, according to a study.

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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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