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Kidney Stones

, either after menopause or removal of the ovaries, are at greater risk for kidney stone. Men between the ages of 30 and 50 are the most likely to get kidney stones. Diseases where uric acid levels increase (gout) Insulin resistance from diabetes can cause an increase the amount of calcium filtered into

Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Cancer)

The kidneys and nearby organs. (Reprinted with permission from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.)The Kidneys The kidneys are two reddish-brown, bean-shaped organs located just above the waist. One kidney is just to the left and the

Diabetes, Type 2

When your body can’t make enough insulin or can’t use insulin, it is called type 2 diabetes. Insulin helps the cells in the body absorb glucose, or sugar, for energy. Without insulin, glucose builds up in the blood resulting in high blood sugar. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that has no

Diabetes, Type 1

uncontrolled type 1 diabetes include: Heart disease Kidney disease Eye problems Nerve problems Foot problems Type 1 diabetes is an immune system disorder in which the body's immune system destroys, or tries to destroy, the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. When glucose can’t enter the cells, it builds

Diabetic Foot Wounds (Ulcers)

Having diabetes increases the risk of developing a wide range of foot problems. Seemingly small foot problems can have serious complications, even resulting in the need for the affected limb to be amputated. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK

Diabetes Education Center

Taking control of diabetes is not easy, but thanks to our Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program, you can learn tools for taking medications, making healthy food choices, being active, monitoring, solving problems and making healthy decisions, reducing risks, and healthy coping. In

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

disease, it is most common in middle age. Risk factors include: Being overweight Having high blood fat levels, either triglycerides or LDL (“bad”) cholesterol Having diabetes or prediabetes Having high blood pressure Diagnosis Fatty liver disease can happen without causing any symptoms. It’s usually

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

. Peripheral arterial disease is a circulatory problem that affects only the arteries. With PAD, narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your extremities (legs, feet, arms and hands), stomach and intestines, kidneys and head. As a result, these parts of your body don’t receive enough oxygenated blood to keep up

How to Cope with Type 1 Diabetes

live with type 1 diabetes can be challenging at first. Your doctor may recommend working with a certified diabetic educator to learn how to better control your disease while maintaining an optimal lifestyle. Brianna Hanekom, BSN, RN, CDE, is a Certified Diabetes Educator with Cooper Pediatric

Heart Disease

saturated fat diet Diabetes Family history Controlling risk factors is the key to preventing illness and death from CAD. What are the symptoms of coronary artery disease? The symptoms of coronary heart disease will depend on the severity of the disease. Some people with CAD have no symptoms, some have