In Diabetic Retinopathy, the prolonged, excessive amounts of glucose in the bloodstream weakens and damages the retina.
Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands, legs, and feet. It is primarily experienced by those with a long history of diabetes or a history of uncontrolled diabetes and is the leading cause of neuropathy in the United States.
Endometriosis is a disease that affects about 10% of all women. Using the basic definition, endometriosis is an inflammation of the lining of the uterus. However, a better way to describe endometriosis is that it occurs when tissue that lines the uterus is attached and grows somewhere outside of the uterus. Typically women that have endometriosis had this tissue growing the areas around the uterus such as bowel bladder and sometimes even ovaries.
A general definition of arthritis is an auto-immune disease that causes inflammation of a joint. According to www.cdc.gov, the term arthritis is used to describe over 100 different diseases and is one of the most common diseases afflicting millions Americans, spanning every age group. We all know someone with arthritis, or maybe you are a sufferer, or were newly diagnosed. Depending on the type of arthritis, you have come to realize that living with arthritis is an uncomfortable will affect your everyday life.