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How to prevent increasing of diabetes in children?

The incidence of diabetes (both Type 1 and Type2) in children is increasing with every passing year.Diabetes is a silent disease and hence, its symptoms are not usually visible unless it is very severe. Some indicators of diabetes when it is severe are sudden loss of weight, extensive thirst and frequent urination. This is more […]

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Types of Diabetes commonly affecting the young

Type II diabetes are uncommon among children but cases can be seen in young population of early 30’s today. Risk factors include – obesity, associated thyroid problems, eating disorders, lack of lifestyle activities and history of family suffering from diabetes.There are other types of diabetes common in young people –Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), […]

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70% women unable to proactively manage diabetes!

A recent analysis of diabetes patients by Portea Medical, India’s leading consumer healthcare brand, has revealed that men outnumber women exponentially when it comes to selecting a diabetes care plan. The findings are based on comprehensive findings from a study of over 12,000 patients and reveal that even the tech-savvy women deprioritize their health. About […]

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How diabetes effects eye health?

Diabetic retinopathy is fast emerging as one of the leading causes of blindness in the world and preventive measures should be taken for eye health.According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates, diabetic retinopathy accounts for about five per cent of the global pattern of blindness and the WHO has projected a significant increase in […]

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How diabetes effects heart health?

Diabetes causes major long-term complications in patients and is a leading cause of cardiovascular diseases. It doubles the risk of heart ailments in patients with nearly 75% deaths caused by coronary artery disease. Globally, nearly 2.2 million deaths are caused by cardiovascular diseases and other complications like renal failure (kidney failure) arising from diabetes. As […]

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Insulin Therapy in Managing Diabetes

What is a role of Insulin in the body? What is the importance of Insulin? Insulin is a hormone made by one of the body’s organs called the pancreas. It circulates all over the human body through the blood stream. The most important role of insulin is its interaction with glucose. Insulin enables body cells […]

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HBOT therapy for diabetic foot wounds

A small blister on the foot for a diabetic can quickly escalate into a life threatening situation without proper wound care. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has been seen as an effective treatment for diabetic foot wounds. What is HBOT? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment which enhances the body’s natural healing process by […]

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Diabetes

  Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. It is a chronic disorder and requires lifelong management. Lifestyle modifications is the key to […]

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Diabetes – A Problem of Life Style…

Diabetes mellitus (Commonly known as Diabetes) has become an epidemic and a major health problem in today’s society. Life style changes and urbanization are the two main reasons for diabetes to have escalated.  Dr Shiva Prasad It is estimated that there are around 150 million people with diabetes worldwide, now, and it’s going to reach […]

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