Diabetes

Role of Diet in The Management of Diabetes

Role of Diet in The Management of Diabetes In people with diabetes, food is an important part of treatment and diet has long been considered as the cornerstone in the management of diabetes. There are three principles for the treatment of diabetes can be designed as 3Ds - Diet, Drug, Discipline, where diet is the first and foremost principle to be followed by diabetics. As diabetes is a life long disease, changing of food habits must meet...

Frozen Shoulder and Leg Muscle Disability for Older Diabetes

Frozen Shoulder and Leg Muscle Disability for Older Diabetes Physical inactivity is the second most important risk factor in developed countries, after tobacco smoking. It increases total mortality, doubles the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity, and substantially increases the risk of high blood pressure, lipid disorders, colon cancer, osteoporosis, depression and anxiety. Diabetes affects more than 70 million women in the world. This...

Suffering from Diabetes Mellitus at Older Age is More Complex

Suffering from Diabetes Mellitus at Older Age is More Complex Over 19 million Americans have diabetes; up to 95% of these cases are type 2. In addition, 26% of Americans age 20 and older (and 40% of Americans age 65 and older) have impaired fasting glucose, a pre-diabetes condition that increases the risk for diabetes. According to a 2006 study, a total of 73 million Americans either have diabetes or are at risk of developing it. High blood pressure is...

Urinary Protein Identification Test for The Risk of Diabetic Nephropathy /Glomerulosclerosis/ Kidney Disease

Urinary Protein Identification Test for The Risk of Diabetic Nephropathy /Glomer Diabetes has significant associated morbidity. There is a high rate of cardiovascular disease, resulting in an increased mortality rate among patients with diabetes compared to the general population. There are also microvascular complications, including retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy, that can progress to end-stage outcomes such as blindness, renal failure, and amputation. Improving...

Diabetes: Cause, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment and Precaution

Diabetes: Cause, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment and Precaution What is it? Condition of permanently disordered carbohydrate metabolism with a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin. Symptoms: Thirst Polyuria Loss of weight. Cause: No single cause, Probably multifactorial genetic-predisposition HLA, DRB, DRA, B8, B15. Immunological-insulin antibodies Sometimes environmental, Viral infection. Two clinical types: Type 1- Insulin-dependent-(...

Source of Insulin Regulation of Beta Cells in The Pancreas

Source of Insulin Regulation of Beta Cells in The Pancreas Normally, your pancreas produces insulin continuously, raising its output in response to the increase in blood sugar that occurs after you eat. This extra insulin "unlocks" your cells so that more sugar can enter, providing your body with energy as well as maintaining a normal level of sugar in your blood. It is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system destroys, or attempts to...

Stroke /Brain Attack Risk for Uncontrolled Diabetes

Stroke /Brain Attack Risk for Uncontrolled Diabetes Stroke is a medical emergency. Prompt treatment of a stroke could mean the difference between life and death. Early treatment can also minimize damage to your brain and potential disability. The term "brain attack" is starting to come into use in the United States for stroke, just as the term "heart attack" is used for myocardial infarction, where a cutoff of blood causes necrosis to the tissue...

Factor Effecting Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes: Overweight (Higher BMI) vs. Physical Activity

Factor Effecting Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes: Overweight (Higher BMI) vs. Phys Diabetes can cause many complications. Acute glucose level abnormalities can occur if insulin level is not well-controlled. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease (doubled risk), chronic renal failure (the main cause of dialysis in developed world adults), retinal damage (which can lead to blindness and is the most significant cause of adult blindness in the non-elderly in...

Recommended Diabetics Nutrition

Recommended Diabetics Nutrition If you are one of the approximately 14 million Americans with diabetes, the new American Diabetes Association recommendations should make it easier to follow your meal plan. The key is good nutrition from healthy food choices, which is beneficial for the whole family.The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that India could count for 79 million of the world's 360 million diabetics by 2030....

New Hope for Diabetic Patient

New Hope for Diabetic Patient If you have diabetes, you would be wise to make healthful lifestyle choices in diet, exercise, and other health habits. These will help to improve glycemic (blood sugar) control and prevent or minimize complications of diabetes.A healthy diet is key to controlling blood sugar levels and preventing diabetes complications. Regular exercise, in any form, can help reduce the risk of developing...

Early Management of Anemia with Diabetes Should be Follow up for Development of Kidney Disease

Early Management of Anemia with Diabetes Should be Follow up for Development of The pancreas secretes insulin, but the body is partially or completely unable to use the insulin. This is sometimes referred to as insulin resistance. The body tries to overcome this resistance by secreting more and more insulin. People with insulin resistance develop type 2 diabetes when they do not continue to secrete enough insulin to cope with the higher demands. At least 90% of patients with...

New Oral Drug : Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate) for Type 2 Diabetes

New Oral Drug : Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate) for Type 2 Diabetes There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 occurs when the body doesn't produce any insulin. People with type 2 diabetes either don't produce enough insulin or their cells ignore the insulin. Nearly 95% of people with diabetes have type 2. Before people get type 2 diabetes, they usually go through a prediabetic stage in which they have what is called impaired fasting glucose (IFG). In people who...