Category Archives: Surgery

CAN DIABETES CAUSE CATARACTS?

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Hi there, I am Taz, and today I want to talk to you about vision and, in particular, cataracts. As you may know I am a hunter. My hunting instinct requires a sharp vision. While my fellow human beings are able to see more vibrant colors during the day, I am able to see better […]

ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION

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Daily injections of insulin is a daunting task for many individuals with type 1 diabetes. Most people with type 1 diabetes would like to undergo a pancreas transplant if given the opportunity. This surgical procedure involves placing a healthy pancreas from a deceased donor into a person with a malfunctioning pancreas. It is important to note […]

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY FOR TYPE II DIABETES

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Type II diabetes and obesity are often tied together making the control of diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol very difficult. In the past decade, some experts have recommended weight loss surgery procedures for obese patients who have a difficult time exercising or committing to life changes. Studies now show that weight loss surgery may […]

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