As of today, the most effective treatment for severe obesity that can achieve long term weight loss is bariatric surgery.
Neonatal diabetes is defined as the appearance of hyperglycemia in need of insulin treatment for at least two weeks and that occurs in the first month of life, most commonly in the first two weeks, although several authors extend this period until the third month.
1) Sweets are completely forbidden for Diabetic Patients No need to panic! As long as a healthy diet and exercise is the rule and not the exception in your typical day, enjoying the occasional treat here and there will not wreak havoc on your current condition. Limitations might be the word to describe it best. […]
Diabetes mellitus is condition where the metabolism of glucose is altered. Consequentially, levels of blood glucose remain persistently high. The classification of Diabetes is generally broken down into two types: Type 1 diabetes; the actual production of insulin is lowered, whereas type 2 diabetes is characterized by a cellular de-sensitivity to insulin and thus resulting […]
Virtually any literature about diabetes is filled with how it affects many organs in the body as well as an innumerable amount of metabolic and physiological processes. It is hardly mentioned however, how much dermatological damage diabetes can cause. While it is natural to be wary of more ‘popular’ complications like diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy […]
Diabetes and cancer are two closely related diseases that can occur not only in isolation from each other but also as a result of one another though usually, diabetes is the initial one to appear. With the amount of past research dedicated to diabetes and cancer, there is a vast amount of literature that implies […]
There are two stages in a woman’s life in which they are more likely to suffer from diabetes, these are: pregnancy (gestational diabetes) and menopause. According to recent studies, diabetes type 2 is becoming one of the most common diseases among women. In fact, it is considered to be the fourth cause of mortality among […]
Diabetes Insipidus is the inability to control excess excretion of water via urination. The balance in the amount of H20 that circulates in our bodies is carried out by a multi-organ system of communication that when compromised, leads to an uncomfortable and permanent condition. As we all know, the brain is the control room of […]
Diabetes mellitus is a collective term for several conditions that interfere with the normal processes of glucose metabolism. While there are several types of diabetes, they are all characterized by high levels of glucose in the bloodstream. The presence of high levels of glucose in and of itself is a big problem and it is […]