Tag Archives: Sugar

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check

Type 2 diabetes is often caused by excess body fat which is brought on by poor diet and exercise. It’s a condition that causes the level of sugar, also known as glucose, in the blood to become too high. If it’s left untreated, a number of complications can occur, including eye problems, heart attack and… Read More »