Diabetes Complications

Complications of Diabetes

Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes Complications are…

A complicated and broad topic.

High or elevated blood sugar contributes to a long list of chronic illnesses and conditions. High or elevated blood sugar damages blood vessels, internal organs, nerves and other body systems.

Researching this article produced literally hundreds of possible complications for folks with uncontrolled diabetes. [Continue reading]

The problem of diabetes in the Philippines

The Philippines

The Philippines

After understanding what diabetes is, it is useful for us to understand how large of a problem Diabetes  is in the Philippines and who is affected.

Worldwide there are more than 371 Million people with confirmed Diabetes.

In the Philippines the number of reported cases is: 4,321,459 (4.3 Million)  out of a measured adult population ( Ages 20-79) of 52,590,480 (52.6 Million)

That equates to a rate of: 8.22 Percent of the adult population ages 20-79 living with a confirmed case of Diabetes in the Philippines.

…or more simply stated, 1 out of every 13 Filipino Adults living in the Philippines ages 20-79 has this disease. [Continue reading]

What is diabetes?

What is Diabetes

What is diabetes?  A basic understanding of what IS diabetes is needed, so that you can effectively ensure reduced complications and effects of this disease. This post will be a bit longer than is normal for most articles, and can and should be … [Continue reading]