Deafness and Diabetes from an Epidemiology Standpoint

Diabetes mellitus is condition where the metabolism of glucose is altered. Consequentially, levels of blood glucose remain persistently high. The classification of Diabetes is generally broken down into two types: Type 1 diabetes; the actual production of insulin is lowered, whereas type 2 diabetes is characterized by a cellular de-sensitivity to insulin and thus resulting […]

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Dermatological Pathogens Facilitated by Diabetes

Virtually any literature about diabetes is filled with how it affects many organs in the body as well as an innumerable amount of metabolic and physiological processes. It is hardly mentioned however, how much dermatological damage diabetes can cause. While it is natural to be wary of more ‘popular’ complications like diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy […]

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