How to Avoid Complications of Diabetes and live a healthy life. Introduction Complications of Diabetes are those conditions in which diabetic patients suffer from the effects of high blood sugar levels on different parts or organs of the body. In my previous blogs/articles on diabetes[Click these nos. above ¹ ² ³ ] I had discussed […]
With so many changes in lifestyle and food habits due to urbanization and fast food availability, those having diabetes are more at risk of developing complications due to their faulty food habits. Knowing what and how much to eat can help in maintaining an optimum blood sugar level. This article aims to define just that.
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] 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 […]
Hello Friends, November 14th is World Diabetes Day. On this occasion, I take the opportunity to update you with an article on the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus[DM]. In my last post, I have discussed in detail about various investigations to be carried out to rule out/ know the progress of the treatment of Diabetes. To […]
4 Important Investigations To Show You If You Are Going In For Diabetes Introduction to Investigations in Diabetes Hello Friends, Investigations in Diabetes form an important part in the control of the disease. There are 4 specific investigations to help you understand diabetes mellitus better. We will discuss each one of them in the paragraphs […]
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 […]