By 2030, at least 550 million people will have diabetes- approximately 10% of the world’s adult population.
– International Diabetes Federation, 2011
Diabetes kills more people annually than breast cancer and AIDS combined.
– American Diabetes Association, 2009
60-70% of those with diabetes will develop peripheral neuropathy, or lose sensation in their feet.
– Dyck et al. Diabetic Neuropathy 1999
“Be genuinely kind and have empathy for those in need”: My father’s words to me…personified by my wife, Dr. Karen Choong.
February 4, 2019
My wife is many things to me, but in this instance, she is my inspiration. This is a Facebook post from Mme. Manchisi descibing her son’s harrowing ordeal and her encounter with my graceful, intelligent, organized, thoughtful and incredibly beautiful wife . P Mme Manchisi is doing a facebook thing where she posts something she is grateful for every day for the month of December and today she was grateful for… YOU! You were attending when her son (Matteo…
Diabetes-Be-Gone: Reversing diabetes may be possible with weight loss
January 10, 2019
Can Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? John Watson November 28, 2018 For people who struggle with overweight or obesity, receiving a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D) can feel like a point of no return. Whereas before they might have felt some semblance of control, they are now suddenly facing an intractable, progressive disease that will be with them for the rest of their lives. For the well over 400 million people with T2D globally, however, emerging evidence suggests that this outlook may be outdated. Recent…