Category: Diabetes

DIABETIC FOOT DISEASE-5 Suggestions on HOW TO PREVENT OR TREAT IT

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Diabetic Foot Disease-How to Prevent and Treat it Image Source: FreeImages ‍Introduction People with diabetes tend to have an increased risk of developing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and its secondary complications, like ulcers and infections of the feet. The risk is further elevated if a patient has both diabetes and another chronic condition, such as […]

HOW TO PREVENT OR TREAT DIABETIC FOOT DISEASE-Part 1

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DIABETIC FOOT DISEASE What is diabetic foot disease? Diabetic foot disease is a complication of poorly controlled diabetes. The picture below shows various presentations of how the changes take place in the foot due to poorly controlled blood sugar in diabetes. Introduction On 11th August 2020, I published an article on complications of diabetes. You […]

What is Hypoglycemia and What are its Effects

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Hypoglycemia and its after-effects What is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is basically a patient getting low blood sugar while on treatment for Diabetes Mellitus. It is a complication that can occur during the treatment of diabetes. When the blood sugar of a diabetic patient goes below 50 mg/dl, the patient starts showing signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia. […]

ORAL ANTI-DIABETIC DRUGS[ OADS]

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Oral Anti-diabetic drugs[OADs] What are Oral Anti-diabetic Drugs? Oral Anti-diabetic Drugs[OADs] are those medicines that are given mostly to Type 2 Diabetic patients. After discussing the importance of Insulin injection in my last post, we now come to the treatment of diabetes mellitus with Oral Anti-diabetic drugs[OADs]. A large number of oral antidiabetic drugs are […]

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