When you live with type 2 diabetes, you depend heavily on your medical care providers to help you manage your condition and avoid dangerous complications. Unfortunately, for many type 2 sufferers, depending on the guidance of their medical care provider may place them at serious risk of amputation.
After a car accident, you might think that you got away free and clear of injury — except for that blow to the head. At least you don't have a broken arm or leg, right? While it is always a good policy to practice gratitude, don't celebrate too much too soon.
Most people have done it. They know they're too tired to drive, but what they have to do is important, so they do so anyway. The problem with getting behind the wheel without enough sleep is that it's very similar to driving while intoxicated.
After a spinal cord injury, you may believe that you'll have little or no feeling at all in the affected parts of your body. The truth is that not all cases of spinal cord injuries are the same. There are two kinds of spinal cord injuries including complete and incomplete injuries.
If you recently suffered a high-cervical nerve (HCN) injury, then you almost certainly already know that your life may never be the same. While there are many kinds of spinal cord injuries, those inflicted on the HCNs generally produce the most serious, long-lasting damage.