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Most cases of osteomyelitis stem from diabetes--but what is it?
Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone, a rare but serious condition. Bones can become infected in a number of ways; infection in one part of the body may spread into the bone. An open fracture that exposes bone to the outside world may get infected.
Dupuytren's contracture is an abnormal thickening and tightening of the normally elastic tissue beneath the skin of the palm and fingers. This tissue is called fascia. The fascia contains strands of fibers, like cords, that run from the palm upward into the fingers. In Dupuytren's contracture, these cords tighten, or contract, causing the fingers to curl forward. In severe cases, it can lead to crippling hand deformities.
Diabetes and family history both increase the risk of developing this condition.
Healthy cooking and snacking means having the right foods on hand. Whether you're preparing the evening's dinner, fixing a brown-bag lunch, or grabbing breakfast , you can stick with your diabetes meal plan if the right foods are in the pantry or fridge.
People with diabetes are often more motivated than most to cook healthful dinners at home. That's because, when you do, you have full control over the foods served and what ingredients go into them. As a result, it's easier to keep track of how closely the grams of carbohydrate you eat match the amount prescribed by your doctor or dietitian. But the fact you have diabetes doesn't mean you aren't busy with other things when it's time to put that dinner together. Here are 13 tips you can use to help you fix nutritious meals, even when you are pressed for time.
Keep in mind that no one should suddenly discontinue their medication without talking to their personal physician. But, if you are on Avandia-it would be wise to call your physician and see if safety concerns mean you should change medications.View Thread