Diabetes affects over 20 million Americans, and more than 40 million Americans have prediabetes. It is very likely that a portion of our own clients represent some of these prediabetic individuals. The first thing we need to understand is the difference between the two types of diabetes, and the related conditions that may affect the skin. We can then determine a course of treatment that will be most beneficial, and at the same time calming to irritating skin conditions.
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases that causes a person to have high blood sugar. This is commonly known as diabetes, a condition in which the body cannot produce the required amount of insulin to properly break down the glucose (sugar) in the blood. This can be caused when the cells don’t respond to the insulin that is normally produced, or when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin. The two main kinds of diabetes are Types I and II. In cases of Type I diabetes, the body makes little or no insulin. Type II is the most common form of diabetes. It arises when the cells cannot use insulin properly… Access Full PDF Article Here.
DIABETIC OPTIONS AND TREATMENTS
by Kris Campbell, Founder/Managing Director, Hale & Hush and Eclectic Solutions
As seen in Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa Magazine – February 2013