Globally, diabetes is assuming epidemic proportions. It currently affects 246 million people worldwide and is expected to affect 380 million by 2025. Each year a further 7 million develop diabetes and each year 3.8 million deaths are attributable to it. Every 10 seconds a person dies from diabetes-related cause and two people develop diabetes. We all must realize the seriousness and immensity of the disease. Read..
A new study done on individuals with type II diabetes finds that a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training may offer the best improvements of HbA1c levels. This study compared the combination exercise to both aerobic alone, resistance exercise alone, or no exercise at all. In the research study the over 250 study subjects were put on a nine-month exercise program that included either aerobic exercise alone, resistance training alone, a combination of both, or no exercise. Read..
Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder that prevents the body to utilize glucose completely or partially. It is characterized by raised glucose concentration in the blood and alteration in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. This can be due to failure in the formation of insulin or liberation or action. Read..
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is the term used to describe a group of similar disorders where affected individuals have too much glucose, or sugar, in their blood. The medical term for this is hyperglycemia. Diabetes Mellitus is often shortened to just diabetes, however this regularly causes a lot of confusion as there are many different types and causes of the disease Read..
Insulin injected with a mismatch between Insulin syringe and Insulin concentration in vial may have disastrous results and is one of the avoidable cause of hospitalization Read..
There are few important points to remember by Insulin users. Maintaining a good personal hygiene and washing hands prior to prick is important... Read..
Yoga, the age-old science that originated in India, is blessed with many benefits that are particularly helpful for people with diabetes. Read..
Food is converted to glucose & this glucose is provided to body cells with help of Insulin. Insulin is not a drug as most people think. It is a hormone produced in our pancreas. There is a continuous secretion of Insulin by pancreas from birth to death. Read..
Injecting insulin incorrectly could lead to problems in the process of fighting diabetes. Thus, knowing the correct technique is crucial for getting the best result and to avoid prick-related problems. Read..
Among the most alarming health issues, type 2 diabetes certainly ranks among top entries in the list. The disease has not only affected grown-up adults, but teenagers and children are also being victimized by this serious health disorder. Read..
Now a days diabetes treatment has become a common disease among people. It is caused due to mismanagement of carbohydrate metabolism inside the body. Read..
Being diagnosed with diabetes usually means adjusting your daily routine and adapting a diabetes management plan. For example, depending on the type of diabetes that you have, you might have to plan your medication to fit in with your meals. Read..
The cases of diabetes are growing in the United States today. This is due in part to our aging population as well as to our growing waistlines. Read..
Almost one third of all people with diabetes don't know they have it. The symptoms seem so harmless, like symptoms of just getting older. This article goes into the different types of diabetes and some of the common symptoms of each to help you understand diabetes a little better. Read..
Avandia, a compound of rosiglitazone maleate, is an oral antidiabetic agent. Avandia pills increase insulin sensitivity for patients with type 2 diabetes, or non-insulin-dependent diabetes. Read..
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose (sugar) for our bodies to burn to create energy. Read..
The insulin is a hormone used by the body in metabolizing carbohydrates and in regulating blood sugar (glucose) levels. Read..
Diabetes affects around 16 million Americans and about 800,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Diabetes attacks men, women, children and the elderly. It spares no race. Read..
I am a diabetes expert. No I’m not a doctor or a nurse. I am a mom. A mom to a 13 year old girl named Ashley who has Juvenile Diabetes. Read..
Believe it or not, there are two different types of diabetes. The two types of diabetes, are insulin-dependent and noninsulin-dependent. Read..