HHNS
Colleen Kelly
Colleen Kelly
July 17, 2018
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS) is a serious medical condition caused by blood glucose levels that are dangerously high.

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Is Nerve Damage a Complication of Diabetes?

Diabetic neuropathy is caused by a number of factors including high blood sugar levels, uncontrolled diabetes, having kidney disease, and being overweight.
127 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on April 18, 2018
Pancreas and Diabetes

Understanding How Diabetes Affects the Pancreas

People with type 2 diabetes can produce insulin. However, the insulin their pancreas secretes is either not enough or not used correctly in the body.
85 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on March 27, 2018
high blood pressure and diabetes

Why Do Diabetics Have High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure and diabetes is a potentially dangerous combination. Consider these tips for monitoring and managing your blood pressure.
169 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on March 20, 2018
Diabetes and Emotions

How Does Diabetes Affect You Emotionally?

Knowing the emotional impact of diabetes is essential to staying healthy. Learning how diabetes affects you more than physically is the first step.
172 found this helpful by Rebecca Paciorek on February 14, 2018
Diabetes Complications

What Are the Complications of Uncontrolled Diabetes?

Uncontrolled blood sugars can lead to a host of diabetes complications including vision problems, heart disease, damage to the kidneys and more.
49 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on January 30, 2018
Diabetes Dizziness

What Causes Diabetes Dizziness?

Since there is a chance your body is using dizziness as an early warning system, check your blood sugar levels to ensure there isn't a larger problem.
253 found this helpful by Afra Willmore and Colleen Kelly on November 30, 2017
What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)? – DKA is a serious life-threatening condition which occurs when the body has no insulin.
10 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on October 12, 2017
Diabetes and Sexual Dysfunction

The Connection Between Type 2 Diabetes and Libido Changes

Diabetes may triple your chances of impotence, but why? Learn what the connection between type 2 diabetes and sexual dysfunction is.
85 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on September 25, 2017
Diabetic Foot Care

Why Taking Care of Your Feet Is Important

Prevention of diabetic foot through good diabetic foot care is the best medicine for avoiding numbness, painful sores, and dangerous bacterial infections.
415 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Colleen Kelly on September 8, 2017
Type 2 Diabetes and Pregnancy

Staying Healthy While Pregnant With Type 2 Diabetes

Managing diabetes is even more crucial during pregnancy then it is when you aren’t expecting. Learn what you can do to manage type 2 diabetes and pregnancy.
37 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on August 31, 2016
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