Diabetes

What is Diabetes Disease and Fatigue All About

A person with Diabetes has an improper level of glucose in blood, that requires insulin, is what diabetes is all about. The hormone insulin converts the glucose into energy and any impairment in this process results in diabetes. Due to poor production of insulin in the body, the glucose remains […]

 
 

How to Take Care of Diabetic Husband

If you are reading this article, chances are your husband is suffering from diabetes, which is a serious disease. Your effort to make a round-the-clock commitment to look after your husband is worthwhile. Effective treatments for diabetes are present here. Prepare a Healthy and Well-Balanced Meal – Fresh foods such […]

 
 

Can Bariatric Surgery Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetics

90 percent of diabetes patients are obese. Bariatric surgery or surgery for losing weight was found to improve diabetes by 86.6 percent in obese people, according to a research study first published in the March 2009 issue of The American Journal of Medicine. 78.1 percent of diabetic patients as per […]

 
 

What is Somogyi Effect

Somogyi effect is a controversial phenomenon proposed by Dr.Michael Somogyi in 1928. He was a Hungarian-born professor of biochemistry at the Washington University and Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. He is credited with developing the first insulin treatment for diabetes patient in the United States. Results of the findings were […]

 
 

Top 10 Research Facts on Diabetes Foods

Diabetic people are always in the look out of foods which can keep their blood sugar levels under control and yet provide the essential nutrients to the body. This article enlists certain fruits, vegetables and herbs beneficial to them along with research facts to substantiate their uses. Top 10 Research […]

 
 

How Obese People are Prone to Insulin Resistance

Obese people are prone to a range of ailments owing to their physical condition. But the nexus between obesity and type 2 diabetes is of particular relevance in the American society. The gravity of the situation can be understood from the fact that government had to declare these two disorders […]

 
 

What is Diabetic Ketoacidosis – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a complication affecting 4.6–8.0 per 1000 type 1 diabetic patients. Every year 100,000 hospital admissions in the United States are caused by this ailment. An estimated $1 billion is the cost government bears for this disease.  30 percent type 1 diabetic children have an experience of […]

 
 

What is Diabetic Neuropathy

60-70 percent people suffering from diabetes for a period of 25 years or more have diabetic neuropathy. It is the technical name given to the nerve damage caused by diabetes to every organ in our body. This article tries to gain further insight on this topic. Symptoms: Diarrhea Constipation Dizziness […]

 
 

What is Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes diagnosed for the first time in pregnant women is known as gestational diabetes. 3-8 women out of every 100 are diagnosed with this ailment during pregnancy in the United States. The hormone insulin is responsible for supplying the energy, from the food we eat, to the cells, in the […]

 
 

What is Type 2 Diabetes – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Type 2 Diabetes – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

17.9 million or 90 percent of patients diagnosed with diabetes are type 2 diabetic in the United States. It generally affects adults and elderly people. But of late, children especially suffering from obesity have been diagnosed with this disease. The government had to declare obesity and type 2 diabetes as […]