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Ten years ago, an astute physician diagnosed me with Type 2 diabetes. I exhibited none of the classic symptoms of rapid weight loss, extreme thirst, and frequent urination. I attributed fatigue to my job. For about a year before diagnosis, I experienced what I thought were yeast infections and treated them with over-the-counter medications. I later learned that this condition is a symptom of diabetes. I am non-insulin dependent.
2 comments - Mar 3, 2011 -
It's a pretty common complaint heard in households around the country: "My tummy hurts." Parents and teachers have been battling this complaint for decades, with children insisting that they are in pain and having no explanation why.
0 comments - Nov 8, 2010 -
For patients who suffer frequent sharp abdominal pain from chronic pancreatitis, antioxidants may offer effective pain relief, according to a study recently published in Gastroenterology, the journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Institute.
5 comments - Jan 23, 2009 -
Gastroparesis doesn't sound good, and it isn't. Literally "stomach paralysis," it is a form of diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage, that is a common complication of diabetes. The damaged nerve in question is the vagus nerve, named for its vagabond-like wandering nature.
27 comments - Sep 22, 2008 -
In March, Diabetes Health reported on Dr. Francesco Rubino, a surgeon who claims that the origin of diabetes is in the digestive system, not the gut, and that gastric bypass surgery cures type 2 diabetes.
0 comments - Aug 28, 2008 -
A new study indicates that diabetics with gastroparesis, an autonomic nervous system disorder that results in delayed stomach emptying, may find relief with botulinum toxin treatment.
0 comments - Dec 1, 2004 -
Gastroparesis is a form of neuropathy that causes damage to the autonomic nervous system, which regulates the normal automatic functioning of the stomach. This difficult-to-treat complication of diabetes results in the incomplete or delayed digestion of food, leading to nausea, vomiting and bloating, and makes blood glucose levels unpredictable and difficult to control.
0 comments - Jul 1, 2004 -
Swedish researchers report that people with diabetes experience more frequent heartburn, acid regurgitation and nausea than people without diabetes.
1 comment - Feb 1, 2004 -
Only since the early 1950s have medical doctors in the United States recognized that celiac disease (also called gluten enteropathy) requires a lifelong commitment to a gluten-free diet.
3 comments - Mar 1, 2003 -
Scott W. Lee, MD, Saima Sajid, MD, and Michelle Cao, MD, of Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California, have reported two case studies on square-wave and dual-wave bolusing.
0 comments - Jun 1, 2002 - Not Yet Rated
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