Tag Archives: Diabetes

Clinical Update 2020: Antipsychotic Medications and Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Given the number of younger women using atypical antipsychotic medications, there is an urgent need for more accurate data regarding the reproductive safety of these medications. One important question is whether these newer antipsychotic medications, which have been associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes, may increase the risk of gestational diabetes… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Five signs you could have nerve damage from high blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is the result of high blood sugar levels. This can damage nerves inside the body. What are the five signs you’re suffering from it? Nerves carry messages between the brain and every part of the body. When the nerves are damaged by high blood sugar levels (typical of type 2 diabetes) it’s… Read More »

What are diabetes test

For centuries, diabetes testing mostly consisted of a physician dipping his pinkie into a urine sample and tasting it to pick up on abnormally high sugar. Thankfully, testing for type 2 diabetes is lot easier now—at least for doctors. Urine tests can still pick up diabetes. However, sugar levels need to be quite high and… Read More »