87% of patients with type 1 diabetes, and 43% of type 2 diabetics will experience hypoglycemia. That means that nearly all of Type 1 and almost half of type 2 diabetics will experience one or multiple hypoglycemic events at some point in treatment. Learn more about how patients taking insulin can prevent hypoglycemia and achieve optimal blood sugar levels.
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What causes hyperthyroidism?
There are several conditions that can cause the thyroid gland to become overactive (hyperthyroidism). Aside from Graves' Disease, an overactive thyroid can be caused by an inflammation of the thyroid (which is usually temporary) or a growth or nodule on the thyroid gland.
How can I tell if my hip pain is osteoarthritis or referred pain?
If you know the cause of your hip pain, it can help guide the treatment plan for managing your pain. While difficult to figure out what is causing your hip pain by yourself, your doctor can review your symptoms and examine you to help identify the root cause. Depending on your symptoms, you may be referred to a specialist or for additional tests (i.e., x-ray) to further investigate your hip pain.
How do I prevent my acne from causing scars?
The best way to prevent scarring caused by acne is to treat the acne before it has the chance to leave any permanent marks. The scars are more easily caused by the deeper cysts so you should consider seeing your family doctor to make sure your acne is being controlled.