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On the Lookout: Diabetes Symptoms in Men

On the Lookout: Diabetes Symptoms in Men

Diabetes symptoms in men can mirror those in women, but there are some differences, as we discuss here. It helps to first understand what diabetes is: a condition characterized by elevated blood glucose levels, which can lead to a number of serious complications.

In people without diabetes, the pancreas produces the

Diabetic Shock

Diabetic Shock

Diabetic shock emergencies occur either when your blood glucose level becomes dangerously low (hypoglycemia) or when it becomes dangerously high (hyperglycemia).

Hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, can occur in diabetics for a variety of reasons. It can be the result of simply having skipped a meal or having exercised too

Ask the Doctor: Nail Ridges; Fiber; Allergy Tests

Q. Over the last year, several of my fingernails have developed definite ridges. Is this a cause for concern?

A. As you did not mention whether the ridges run vertically (from nail bed to tip) or horizontally, I will address both. The most common, aging-related nail ridges

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