Half of Diabetics Don’t Know They Have the Disease

By: Dr. Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan   Half of the over 37 million people worldwide with type 2 diabetes have no idea they have the disease. That’s because type 2 diabetes often has no noticeable symptoms. Its telltale signs usually appear when the disease is already fairly advanced: frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased hunger, weight loss, tiredness,…

The Discovery that Changed Diabetes Treatment

By: Dr. Augusto D. Litonjua   Up until the early 20th century, being diagnosed with diabetes was essentially a death sentence. Without an effective treatment, patients died due to ketoacidosis, a complication of uncontrolled diabetes in which the body produces high levels of toxic blood acids called ketones.  


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