Diabetes Care

  1. Understanding The Effects Of Gestational Diabetes

    Understanding The Effects Of Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes is one of the most common health problem faced by pregnant women. A large number of pregnant women are diagnosed with this type of diabetes. A proper treatment of gestational diabetes is essential as if is not treated properly, it can cause health problems for a mother and for a fetus.

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  2. Things That Can Worsen Your Diabetes

    Things That Can Worsen Your Diabetes

    These days we witness a large number of changes such as lifestyle changes, globalization, and industrialization. Some of these changes can have a positive effect on health,  whereas some have negative effects. It is important to know the difference between positive change and negative change as the consequences of negative changes can cause some chronic diseases such as diabetes more prevalent.

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  3. Excessive Consumption Of Sugar Can Be Harmful

    Excessive Consumption Of Sugar Can Be Harmful

    Sugar is widespread and the building blocks of carbohydrates. Sugar is naturally found in various food items such as milk, fruits, and vegetables and the sugar that is found from these food items act as a source of fuel to the body. Various tissues in the body such as the brain and red blood cells use sugar for energy. Consumption of sugar is important but excessive consumption of sugar has been strongly linked to various health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart disease. 

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  4. Neuropathy And Some Of Its Types

    Neuropathy And Some Of Its Types

    Neuropathy is a term that refers to the condition that involves one or more nerves. Neuropathies can be categorized into three groups - sensory, motor and autonomic.

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  5. Effects Of Diabetic Neuropathy on The Body

    Effects Of Diabetic Neuropathy on The Body

    Neuropathy is a microvascular complication which affects a large number of patients having diabetes mellitus. Diabetic neuropathies are the disorder of nerves which can affect any nerve in the body. These neuropathies are caused by diabetes and it is accompanied by pain that can be characterized as burning, prickling, shooting and pins and needles.  

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  6. 4 Items Diabetics Must Avoid

    4 Items Diabetics Must Avoid

    The term diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder that involves multiple aetiology and is characterized by hyperglycemia along with the disturbances in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat, and proteins. The hyperglycemia and the disturbance in metabolism occur due to the defect in insulin secretion, insulin action or both.

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  7. Are You Taking The Right Steps To Care For Diabetes?

    Are You Taking The Right Steps To Care For Diabetes?

    Diabetes is a chronic endocrine disorder in which the blood glucose level becomes higher than the normal level. It develops when the pancreas in the body does not produce enough insulin or alternatively, it occurs when the body is unable to use the produced insulin properly.

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  8. How Diabetic Retinopathy Is Affecting Your Vision

    How Diabetic Retinopathy Is Affecting Your Vision

    Diabetic retinopathy is a vascular disease that occurs due to the very high sugar level in the body. It is one of the complications of diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the glucose level of the body goes too high. It occurs when the body fails to make enough insulin or insulin is produced but body is unable to utilize it properly. Diabetes are of two types, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. 

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  9. 5 Reasons Why You Should Cut An Intake Of Sugar

    5 Reasons Why You Should Cut An Intake Of Sugar

    Sugar is a carbohydrate that can be found in our everyday lives. When we consume sugar it forms into glucose and is transported to the entire body in the bloodstream. Our body uses the glucose as an energy. Some amount of sugar is important for the body but when we start consuming excessive sugar it throws its adverse effects on the health of the body. 

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  10. How Diabetes Can Be A Cause Of Other Diseases

    How Diabetes Can Be A Cause Of Other Diseases

    Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin or the body is unable to use the produced insulin effectively. In simple terms, diabetes is a condition in which the glucose or the sugar level of the body is higher than the normal level. Glucose acts as a fuel to the body and blood carries glucose to the cells of the body and use it for energy.

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