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This page contains links to eMedTV Diabetes Articles containing information on subjects from Byetta Pens to Diabetes Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Byetta Pens
    Byetta is a prescription diabetes medication that is administered using special pen needles. This page from the eMedTV Web archives describes how to use Byetta pens, including tips on when and how to use this medication.
  • Byetta Problems
    Some of the potential problems with using Byetta may include nausea, headaches, and diarrhea. This eMedTV resource describes other Byetta problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Byetta Side Affects
    Common side effects of Byetta include nausea, low blood sugar, and headache. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of these and other possible side effects of this diabetes drug. Byetta side affects is a common misspelling of Byetta side effects.
  • Byetta Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Byetta can include dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious Byetta side effects, such as severe diarrhea or allergic reactions.
  • Byetta Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article examines a number of Byetta warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions, possible allergic reactions, and the possible danger of taking the drug when pregnant. This page also explains who should not take Byetta.
  • Byette
    Byetta is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how Byetta works, offers general dosing information, and lists possible side effects of the drug. Byette is a common misspelling of Byetta.
  • Can Diabetes Be Reversed?
    Gastric bypass surgery may offer a way to reverse diabetes; however, this eMedTV article explains that more long-term research needs to be done. This segment also discusses ways in which diabetes may be successfully managed, although not reversed.
  • Can Gastric Bypass Surgery Cure Diabetes?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, gastric bypass surgery may offer a cure for diabetes; however, certain risks are associated with this procedure. In addition, a person's long-term success may depend on the type of surgery and keeping the weight off.
  • Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Controlled With Diet and Exercise Alone?
    In some cases, diet and exercise alone may be enough to control type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explores this topic in more detail, emphasizing that each person's situation is unique.
  • Cataract Surgery -- Moving to the Recovery Room
    This video clip talks about moving to the recovery room and recovering from the anesthesia.
  • Cataract Surgery -- Expected Results
    This video clip talks about the expected results with cataract surgery.
  • Cataract Surgery -- Getting Started
    This video gives an overview of what you can expect on the day of your procedure.
  • Cataract Surgery -- In the Operating Room
    This video clips shows what you can expect upon entering an operating room.
  • Cataract Surgery Complication Outcomes
    Possible major complications are introduced in this video clip.
  • Cataract Surgery Complications -- Major
    This video clips introduces major complications that may occur with cataract surgery.
  • Cataract Surgery Complications -- Minor
    This video segment discusses possible minor complications with cataract surgery.
  • Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
    Many people wonder, "What causes type 2 diabetes?" As this eMedTV page explains, the exact cause is unknown -- but risk factors have been identified that increase a person's chance of developing it. This article takes a closer look.
  • Causes of Diabetes
    The causes of diabetes differ, depending on the type involved -- type 1, type 2, or gestational. This page of the eMedTV Web site explores the various causes or risk factors for each of these three types of diabetes.
  • Causes of Diabetes Insipidus
    This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at several possible causes of diabetes insipidus. These factors include damage to the pituitary gland, which disrupts the normal storage and release of ADH, and a problem with an area of the hypothalamus.
  • Central Diabetes Insipidus
    Central diabetes insipidus is a rare condition that often causes excess urination. This section of the eMedTV library explains what causes this condition and talks about some of the treatment options that are available.
  • Check Your Blood Sugar
    Follow your doctor's recommendations for how often you should test your blood sugar. Some people will do just fine with once-a-day testing. However, others will need to test several times a day to keep blood sugar levels safe. Nobody likes to do it, and the strips are expensive, but it's one of the best ways to help keep your diabetes in check. Medicare covers quite a bit of the cost of testing supplies, but you need to be careful to follow all their rules and requirements in order for the supplies to be covered.
  • Comparing Insulin Pumps
    There are many important questions to ask when choosing an insulin pump. This eMedTV resource provides a list of some of the questions you should ask when comparing insulin pumps and explains what sources are available to help you make this decision.
  • Controlling Your Diabetes
    Healthy living and physical activity are important factors in controlling your diabetes. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes how diabetes is treated and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Correcting Vision After Cataract Surgery
    This video clip describes the three methods of restoring vision after cataract removal.
  • Cycloset
    Cycloset is a prescription medication used for controlling blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explores how the drug may work, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Cycloset and Breastfeeding
    Cycloset should not be used by nursing women, as it suppresses lactation. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding and Cycloset, including more information on why this medication may not be safe for nursing mothers.
  • Cycloset and Pregnancy
    Cycloset appears to be relatively safe for use during pregnancy. This Web page from the eMedTV site provides more information about pregnancy and Cycloset, and explains whether any problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Cycloset Dosage
    The usual starting dose of Cycloset is one tablet daily, taken within two hours of waking in the morning. As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor may increase your dosage weekly until you reach the maximum number of tablets you can tolerate.
  • Cycloset Drug Interactions
    Probenecid, salicylates, and nitrates are medications that may cause drug interactions with Cycloset. This eMedTV segment describes the potential effects of these interactions and lists other medicines that may cause a negative interaction.
  • Cycloset Medication Information
    Cycloset is a prescription medicine used for controlling blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Cycloset, including guidelines on how to take the medication and important warnings for the drug.
  • Cycloset Overdose
    Taking too much Cycloset may cause symptoms such as dizziness, constipation, or lethargy. This eMedTV resource includes a more complete list of potential overdose symptoms and explains what treatment options are currently available.
  • Cycloset Side Effects
    Common side effects of Cycloset include runny or stuffy nose, dizziness, and fatigue. This eMedTV segment provides a list of this drug's other common side effects, as well as less common but potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Cycloset Uses
    Cycloset is licensed to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This article from the eMedTV Web site discusses the uses of Cycloset in more detail, explores how the drug may work, and explains whether it is approved for use in children.
  • Cycloset Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Cycloset if you are breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment offers more information on who should not use this drug. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur with Cycloset are also listed on this page.
  • Dangers of Glipizide
    If you have liver or kidney problems, it may not be safe for you to take a normal dosage of glipizide. This eMedTV page briefly explores the dangers of glipizide, including safety issues to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Darbepoetin Alfa
    Darbepoetin alfa is a drug that is prescribed to treat anemia due to chronic kidney failure or chemotherapy. This eMedTV page explains how the medicine works, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Darbepoetin Alfa Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, one of the suggested darbepoetin alfa dosages for anemia due to chemotherapy is 500 mcg every three weeks. This page also offers darbepoetin alfa dosing guidelines for treating anemia due to chronic kidney failure.
  • Days Before Your Cataract Surgery
    This multimedia clip explains how you should prepare for your cataract surgery.
  • Deabetes
    About 6.3 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. This eMedTV page explains that in people with diabetes, the body cannot properly convert food into energy. This page lists several diabetes symptoms. Deabetes is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diabatic
    This eMedTV page explains that approximately 18 million people in the United States have diabetes. This page also discusses the various types of diabetes and describes some treatment options. Diabatic is a common misspelling of diabetic.
  • Diabeates
    Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body converts food into energy. This eMedTV page describes the main types of diabetes and discusses possible treatment options that are available. Diabeates is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diabedes Symptoms
    The diabetes symptoms a person experiences will depend on the type. This eMedTV Web page lists common symptoms for each type and includes a link to more in-depth information. Diabedes symptoms is a common misspelling of diabetes symptoms.
  • Diabedic
    Diabetes is a condition that, if not managed effectively, can lead to severe health problems. This eMedTV selection talks about diabetes and provides a link to more detailed information on the topic. Diabedic is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diabeetus
    There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains what diabetes is, lists its potential complications, and describes a typical treatment plan. Diabeetus is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • DiaBeta
    DiaBeta is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug helps the pancreas produce more insulin and outlines some dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • DiaBeta Drug Information
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web library, DiaBeta is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. This article provides some basic information on DiaBeta, including how this sulfonylurea product works and what to expect.
  • Diabetas
    As this eMedTV page explains, diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body doesn't use glucose properly -- or doesn't produce it at all. This page explores the dangers of uncontrolled diabetes. Diabetas is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diabetees
    As a chronic health condition, diabetes can lead to serious problems, such as blindness and heart disease. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of diabetes, and provides a link to more information. Diabetees is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diabetes
    Diabetes is a condition characterized by the body's inability to properly convert food into energy. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at diabetes, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Diabetes -- What Is It?
    This video clips explains type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Diabetes and Bladder Problems
    People with diabetes and bladder problems may experience overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV resource discusses diabetes and bladder problems in detail, including treatment options.
  • Diabetes and Exercise
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it's important to manage your diabetes, and exercise, such as aerobic or strength-training exercises, can help lower your blood glucose and bad cholesterol. This page offers tips for exercising safely with diabetes.
  • Diabetes and Heart Disease
    This page of the eMedTV site provides an in-depth look at the connection between diabetes and heart disease. For example, the high blood glucose levels often seen in people with diabetes mean that the two conditions are strongly linked.
  • Diabetes and Its Effects on the Eyes
    This video clip looks at diabetes and its effects on the eyes. Included is a description of diabetic retinopathy.
  • Diabetes and Its Effects on the Kidneys
    Diabetes can affect the kidneys. This video clip discusses how and it possible impact.
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site explains, kidney failure is one of the most common complications of diabetes. This resource takes an in-depth look at the connection between kidney disease and diabetes.
  • Diabetes and Pregnancy
    There are special health concerns for anyone who is diabetic, and pregnancy carries new concerns. This eMedTV resource explains the risks associated with pregnancy and diabetes, including signs to watch for that may indicate a serious problem.
  • Diabetes and Sex
    As this eMedTV article explains, sex problems can result from nerve damage caused by diabetes. This article covers sex and diabetes in more detail, including how the problems can be avoided by controlling blood pressure and glucose, among other things.
  • Diabetes Complications
    As this eMedTV segment explains, diabetes complications are often serious and may include kidney damage, blindness, lower-limb amputations, and other problems. This article discusses these and other complications of the disease.
  • Diabetes Dental Care
    Good dental care is important for people with diabetes, especially if their blood glucose stays high. This eMedTV article discusses dental care in detail for those with this condition and offers things to discuss with your dentist.
  • Diabetes Drug Metformin
    The diabetes drug metformin is used for controlling blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes how metformin works and explains what side effects may occur with the use of this medication.
  • Diabetes Drugs
    For people with diabetes, drugs such as glyburide, metformin, and insulin can help treat the condition. This eMedTV segment identifies the basic types, classes, and brands of medications used to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Diabetes Food Pyramid
    Made up of six food groups, the Diabetes Food Pyramid is a helpful diet guide for people with diabetes. This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at this pyramid and offers and other information about healthy eating.
  • Diabetes Information
    Looking for information on diabetes? This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this health condition, with details on what it is, how it is treated, and more. A link to more details is also included.
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