If you are diabetic, you are even more at risk from Staph infections. There are a variety of Staph infections, but Staphylococcus aureus is the one of most concern here because it is the most commonly dangerous, and because it has a few almost unique features that separate it from other Staph infections. S. aureus can thrive in the low oxygen environment of an infection by competing with the body's own phagocytes (that fight infection) for glucose and winning that competition.
By 2025, the number of people affected by diabetes is projected to hit 333 million. Today, some people are facing a pandemic on two fronts. Diabetes is currently on the list of high-risk conditions by the CDC. In fact, the CDC reported that 37% of patients in Georgia who needed to be hospitalized had pre-existing diabetes.
In our diabetes program, patients are given a customized treatment plan that may combine supplements, exercise routines, physical therapies, iv therapies, and nutritional & dietary guidelines. The changes in each person are carefully monitored so we can see what works best for each individual.
In the 4th and final episode of the series on Diabetes, Dr. Agolli and Dawn Repucci, discuss: the Glycemic index and Glycemic load.
What is a detox diet?
In the 3rd episode of the series on Diabetes, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: What type of treatments prevent Diabetes. Lifestyle changes you can make to decrease the risk of Diabetes. A list of nutrients, minerals, and herbs that help prevent Diabetes.
In the 2nd episode of the series on Diabetes, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: Can Type II diabetes be reversed? How to test for Diabetes.
In this episode, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette start the first episode of the series on Diabetes: What is Diabetes? What is Diabesity?
What is prediabetes? Is this an actual diagnosis? Isn’t diabetes similar to pregnancy in that you either are or you aren’t? you either have diabetes or you don’t? Prediabetes is a warning sign not of things to happen but of the path you are currently on.
Healthy eating is a cornerstone of healthy living — with or without diabetes. But if you have diabetes, you need to know how foods affect your blood sugar levels.
A little fatigue. An extra five pounds you can’t shake. A bruise that just won’t heal. None of these symptoms are especially eyebrow-raising on their own. But taken together, they could be signs of a silent epidemic that’s affecting more and more Americans across the country.
There has been a recent change in the face of type 2 diabetes in the United States. Type 2 diabetes has changed from a disease of our grandparents and parents to a disease of our children.
The impact of sugar has become epidemic. Diabetes costs our health care system 254 billion a year according to the American Association of Diabetes. Its consequences are devastating, from loss of vision, feeling, kidney function, and most of all quality of life.