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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 […]

HOW TO CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR WITH OR WITHOUT MEDICINES

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How to Control Blood Sugar With or Without Medicines A patient who has been controlling his blood sugar very well with medicines recently asked me this question-“Doctor, can we control blood sugar without taking medicines?” My answer-“Yes. But it depends on the stage of your diabetes.” “Meaning? How?” he asked again. I then went to […]

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 […]

Diabetes Mellitus- How to go about it if you have it

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What is Diabetes Mellitus? Introduction About 3000 years ago, ancient Egyptians discovered that some people had excessive thirst, hunger and urination. Probably it was at that time Diabetes was unofficially discovered. Even in ancient Indian scriptures, mention has been made of urine of some people attracted ants. The physicians that time thought that the urine […]

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