Diabetes Mellitus and Insulin

We can break down food into many different types of nutrients. One of the most important nutrients our body needs is a sugar called glucose, which is the fuel that powers the cells of our body. Glucose is transported throughout the body by blood and requires careful regulation, since too much glucose in the blood…

Diabetes Information You Can Trust

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Now more than ever, people are seeking information about diabetes. It is the most searched chronic illness on the internet. But how can you be sure what’s posted is accurate and scientifically valid? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can be a really valuable resource, providing information…

What Is Prediabetes | Does prediabetes turn into diabetes

Prediabetes is a warning sign of Diabetes. It’s when your blood glucose level is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough to be considered diabetes.There are no clear symptoms of prediabetes. Prediabetes is an indication that you could develop type 2 diabetes if you don’t make some lifestyle changes. How do you know you…

Diabetic Foot Ulcer 101

– Hello. I am Doctor Torrence. A Podiatry Fellow at the University of Michigan. Two of the goals at Michigan Podiatry are to prevent diabetic foot ulcers and diabetic foot amputations. I am going to discuss diabetic foot ulcers and what to do if you develop one. Remember everything I share is only for your…

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the amount of glucose, or blood sugar, gets too high. This is glucose, the main source of our body’s energy which comes mostly from the food we eat. Normally, insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from our food get into our cells to be used…