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Diabetic Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome: A Complication For Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome: A Complication For Type 2 Diabetes

Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome is often seen in type 2 diabetes patients and has several symptoms associated with it. And, if not treated, it can result in numerous health problems or death. A type 2 diabetes complication is diabetic hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome, which involves very high blood sugar levels without ketones being present. Ketones are the [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Renal Disease

Renal Disease

Renal (kidney) disease is a significant health care problem. As of 2000 (the most recent data available from the U.S. Renal Data Service report), the federal government’s cost of providing renal replacement therapy to patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) was over 12 billion dollars. Over the past decade, the increase in ESRD program costs [...]

September 26, 2011 More