Diabetes Health
Learning About Diabulimia
Learning About Diabulimia Most people are familiar with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder, but few are familiar with an eating disorder that is unique to patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). ED-DMT1, or what the media has dubbed “diabulimia,” is an eating disorder where patients with T1DM will purposely stop taking or significantly reduce their insulin doses to lose weight. Without enough insulin,patients with T1DM will lose calories through the...
Understanding The Story Behind Type 1.5 Diabetes
The Story Behind Type 1.5 Diabetes Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are the most well-known forms of diabetes. However, about 10% of people with diabetes have type 1.5 diabetes. Type 1.5 diabetes is also sometimes called LADA which stands for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults. Type 1 diabetes (T1DM)usually occurs during childhood but can occur later in life. It is known as an autoimmune disorder. Autoimmune disorders occur when the body uses proteins to...
Understanding What You Need To Know About Albuminuria And Diabetic Kidney Disease
Underatnding What You Need To Know About Albuminuria And Diabetic Kidney Disease There are several disorders that are associated with diabetes: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and kidney disease. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Guidelines, kidney disease occurs in 20-40% of patients with diabetes and is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease meaning.  When you have end-stage renal disease that means that the kidneys are functioning less than 10%....
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