Spotting the Symptoms of Diabetes to Reduce Stroke Risk

Spotting the Symptoms of Diabetes to Reduce Stroke Risk

Diabetes is a lifelong condition associated with abnormal levels of sugar, or glucose, in the blood. We all need glucose to fuel our bodies and this process is usually helped along by a hormone called insulin. But people with Type 1 diabetes can’t make any insulin at...
5 Interesting Facts About Stroke and Diabetes

5 Interesting Facts About Stroke and Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world. It can cause many health complications and is known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, including stroke (1). But the level of risk is influenced by a number of factors, including the type of...
The Burden of Diabetes and Stroke Risk

The Burden of Diabetes and Stroke Risk

The prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing for the last thirty years and is estimated to affect more than 422 million people worldwide (1). But why are more people developing the condition, particularly Type 2 diabetes, and what can be done to reduce...