All women will face menopause at some point, but a new study reveals early menopause is linked to Type 2 diabetes. For the past seven years, Dr. Supneet Ssaluja has been working with 70-year-old Bernadine Brodgon to get her Type 2 diabetes under control. And the two are a perfect doctor-patient pair.

“When I met her my A1 C was 13.7 I believe when I met her, now it’s down to 5,” said Type 2 diabetes patient, Bernadine Brodgon. Former NFL Player Cierre Wood Charged With Murder of Child[NATL] Former NFL Player Cierre Wood Charged With Murder of 5-Year-Old Child Cierre Wood, a former practice squad player for the New England Patriots, was arrested and charged with killing his girlfriend’s daughter, 5-year-old La’Rayah Davis. Amy Taylor, La’Rayah’s mother, was also charged with child abuse.

When Bernadine was 32, she had endometriosis and one day on her menstrual cycle – heavy bleeding from a fibroid tumor led to emergency surgery, that resulted in a hysterectomy. “He found it back behind my large intestines and it was about the size of a grapefruit,” said Brogdon. A surgical hysterectomy, that saved her life but forced her into early menopause.

Arlington City Fleet Clears Streets of Debris After Storms. She later developed Type 2 diabetes. Now 38 years later, analysis from data of 13 studies and published in Bottom Line health shows a link between early menopause and Type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Saluja says that link is likely caused by a number of changes that occur during menopause. Deputy’s Son Charged With Louisiana Church Arsons[NATL]Deputy’s Son Charged With Louisiana Church Arsons. The son of a local sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with burning down three historically black churches over the course of a week. Holden Matthews, 21, could face more charges if authorities determine the arsons were hate crime. (Published 2 hours ago)
“Mood changes, sleep disturbance and weight gain and those are quite disturbing to women of this age but what also happens is a drop in estrogen levels and that can cause a change in your fat distribution and that can put you at risk for diabetes,” said physician Dr. Supneet Saluja.

Early menopause is considered to be anyone in their early 40’s no matter if it’s natural or surgical. If you are experiencing the symptoms, Dr. Saluja says its important to talk to your doctor about your overall health to lower your risk for diabetes later in life. Honor Flight in Dallas Celebrates WWII Veterans “I tell my patients to use a portion control diet and increase physical activity,” said Dr. Saluja. And though Bernadine has been through a lot, she’s a shining example of how you can get things back on track. Doctors say making healthy lifestyle choices such as getting plenty of exercises and eating healthy foods can also help.

The Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care (CDEC) is a state-of-the-art patient-centered medical facility, achieving excellence in endocrinology for over 45 years. We can help! If you know someone that is unhappy with their diabetic care or that is still experiencing issues with their health, give us a call today at 954-963-7100.

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