Other Health Problems
Diabetic Skin Troubles
About one-third of people with diabetes get a skin problem sooner or later. Fortunately, most problems can be prevented or easily treated.
Diabetes and Periodontal (Gum) Disease
Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to gum disease, which is an infection of the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place.
Diabetes and Sexual Intimacy
Damage to the nerves or blood vessels caused by diabetes can interfere with sexual function.
Diabetes and Sensitive Topics
Diabetes affects every part of your life, and it can create problems that aren’t easy to talk about with your health care provider.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing
Wounds need oxygen to heal properly, and exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can, in many cases, speed the healing process.
Poor Oral Health Is a Problem for People with Diabetes
Diabetes is nothing to smile about. The disease can cause serious damage to your body. It can even harm your teeth.