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Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

In diabetes our body is unable to maintain homeostasis of blood glucose levels . There are three types of diabetes : Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational diabetes, the third one does not mention a lot, but it is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. The other two are more often and more dangerous , because those […] Read more

Can Diabetes Be Cured?

Neither Type 1 nor Type 2 diabetes can be cured. Patients with Type 2 diabetes can go into a remission, unlike those with Type 1 diabetes. However, plans are undergoing to develop a vaccine that will prevent the body’s immune system from attacking the body cells which produce insulin. There are also plans to create […] Read more
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Pre Diabetes

Pre diabetes is a state where the level of glucose in blood is higher than normal , but not so high to cause diabetes . Those who have pre- diabetes do not process sugar properly . If this problem exists than it is very likely that it will cause diabetes after some time. We may […] Read more
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Diabetic Foot Care Advices During Winter

During the winter, diabetics should more careful to their feet, make sure healthy function and reduce the risk of diabetic foot ulcers. We all know that winter can increase the risks to the feet (for diabetics)… the cold can enhance numbness, exasperating the lack of feeling in the lower extremities caused by neuropathy.   Winter Read more

Now Sanofi’s diabetes drug “Toujeo” Was Approved By FDA

Sanofi’s diabetes drug Toujeo has been approved by FDA, this is a more potent follow-up to the French drugmaker’s best selling insulin product Lantus. Sanofi’s diabetes drug Toujeo is long-acting basal insulin to treat adults with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.   This medicine is considered among the most important in Read more

Using Green Tea to Prevent Diabetes

Yeah! Green tea can be used to control & prevent type 2 diabetes, because of polyphenols in it, which help regulate glucose in the body.   Green tea is good for diabetes patients because it supports the metabolic system function better.   Mostly studies confirm that at least 6 cups of green tea you have […] Read more
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Diabetes Can be Controlled With Breakfasts and Dinners

Recently, researchers found that a high energy breakfast along with a low energy dinner can control blood sugar level (for type 2 diabetics) better than the opposite – a low energy breakfast and a high energy dinner.   The small study included 18 individuals (8 men, 10 women), with type 2 diabetes of less than 10 […] Read more

HOW TO TEST FOR DIABETES

In order to declare that a given individual has diabetes, there should be adequate evidence to suggest its presence. This evidence can only be present if there are confirmatory tests. Diabetes, just like any other disease has indicators. In order to read and interpret them, there are tests that need to be done.     […] Read more
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Insulin Dependent Diabetes and Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes

Insulin dependent diabetes is also called Type 1 diabetes. It is caused by the body not making insulin completely. This causes the amount of glucose in the blood to be very high. The body’s immune system sees the cells of the pancreas as being harmful to the body, and thus in response it attacks them. […] Read more

Reversing Diabetes – Can Diabetes Be Reversed?

Diabetes can be reversed if only it is managed very well. Remember that the human body is very powerful, and it can heal itself, from repairing its internal organs to damaged skin. Type 2 diabetes has been shown that it can be reversed, and mostly by weight loss.     Reversing Diabetes People who have […] Read more

What Is Diabetes? and What Causes Diabetes?

Diabetes is characterised by high level of glucose in blood that is called hyperglycemia. Diabetes mellitus by the definition of WHO ( world health organisation ) is a state of chronic hyperglycemia caused by numerous of genetic and environmental factors. Uncontrolled diabetes is the leading cause of blindness.     Adults with diabetes Read more
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How to Prevent Diabetes

Now we heard about diabetes so frequently and feel it’s a normally disease, but if it is untreated or prevent – it can be very dangerous. And we can say that for diabetes genetics loads the gun but environment pulls the trigger. So we can prevent diabetes by changing our way of living.     […] Read more
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Type 1 Diabetes Life Expectancy

Diabetes is a serious, chronic metabolic disease that destroys the body’s ability to manufacture insulin – a hormone necessary for the body to convert food into energy.   Type 1 diabetes is a life-long autoimmune disease. It usually begins in childhood or early adulthood, although it can occur at any age. It can strike infants […] Read more

Juvenile Diabetes and Signs of Diabetes In Children

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. The symptoms in children are the same as in adults : Increased thirst and urination Weight loss despite increased appetite Tiredness Blurred vision Darkened skin Slow healing wounds Type 2 diabetes is more and more often diagnosed in children. For type two diabetes family […] Read more

Type 1 Diabetes Causes and Type 2 Diabetes Causes

In diabetes our body is unable to maintain homeostasis of blood glucose levels. Diabetes is a chronical disease. There are two main types of diabetes : type 1 and type 2 .     Type 1 Diabetes Causes   The beta cells of the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system and so no insuline […] Read more

Diabetic Foot Pain

The most common contributor to diabetic foot pain is nerve problem called Peripheral Neuropathy . This problem is caused by poor blood glucose control. If you have diabetes you should check your feet regulary. The check- up will include checking the following : circulation feeling and reflexes unusual foot shapes toenails dryness or infections Read more
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Gestational Diabetes, Signs and Symptoms and Gestational Diabetes Test

Gestational diabetes is the type of diabetes that affect pregnant women. It affects about 4% of all pregnant women. Gestational diabetes simply means that you have a high blood glucose during pregnancy. This is why pregnant mothers are advised to undergo a test for this between the 24th and 28th weeks of the pregnancy. High […] Read more

Diabetic Blood Sugar Levels

The level of glucose in your blood changes regularly. This depends on whether and what you have eaten and also on whether you have exercised or not. If your sugar levels are higher than normal, this is a clear indication of the presence of diabetes or pre diabetes. When fasting, normal blood sugar level should […] Read more

Types of Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus ( diabetes ) is a very serious disease. Diabetes is a state of chronic hyperglycemia caused by numerous of genetic and environmental factors. There are two types of diabetes : – Type 1 – Type 2   Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which our pancreas does not produce insulin at all. […] Read more
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