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Diabetes is a disorder of your body's metabolism, in which your body is unable to appropriately regulate its blood glucose levels. Glucose, a simple sugar, comes from the carbohydrates you eat. Your body creates and stores glucose to use as energy....
Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of issues that people with diabetes may face as a complication. Some complications can cause severe vision loss and even blindness. The most common form of diabetic eye disease is diabetic retinopathy....
Because diabetes can cause poor circulation and nerve damage to your feet, you are more likely to develop infections, even from a minor foot injury. If you have diabetes, treat your feet with special care. By following a simple foot care regimen,...
South Texas Health System Edinburg has a variety of technologies to help look inside your body. The technology used depends on what your doctor is looking at — bone, muscle, your heart and the flow of your blood or other parts of the body....
Dialysis is a treatment to replace the work your kidneys do when they fail. At South Texas Health System Edinburg, one of two types of dialysis is performed. Hemodialysis uses a machine to filter the blood to rid it of harmful wastes. When healthy...