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Should Diabetics have a FeNO Test to Improve Asthma Treatment?

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Share There are a number of complications of diabetes that can negatively affect your breathing. Kussmaul breathing (a rapid or laboured breathing – hyperventilation ) is a symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) – caused by very high blood glucose levels accompanied by a high level of ketones in the blood. Both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can lead to serious health consequences, as high blood sugar may cause nausea, vomiting, or shortness of breath, whilst low blood sugar may cause confusion, …

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7 Breast Cancer Signs Diabetics Should Never Ignore

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Share A diabetes diagnosis will significantly raise your risk of other conditions, including breast cancer. Studies show there are high co-relations between Type 2 diabetes and cancer – pancreatic, liver, endometrium, kidney and thyroid as well as certain types of leukemia.Hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia and inflammation may directly may directly increase cancer risk. The shared risk factors between cancer and diabetes are …

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The Forgotten Disease – Scarlet Fever – You Need to Know

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Share Scarlet fever was once a terrifying illness, with death rates of up to 150 per 100,000 people (particularly children) who caught it. Infection rates fell during the 20th century, thanks to better social conditions and to the development of antibiotics, but they have been rising rapidly in the past few years and earlier this year, cases reached well over …

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Increased Insulin Resistance Leads to Type 2 Diabetes

Share During the early stage of insulin resistance, amounts of insulin and beta cells become more compromised. Here are some Tips to keep You Tops Diagnostic criteria for pre-diabetes — A fasting plasma glucose test (blood test performed in the morning before you eat) shows that your blood glucose (sugar) reading is between 100 mg/dl and 125 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/l …

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How does a Type 2 Diabetic Develop

Share When one eats sugar or starch, the blood sugar level rises and the pancreas releases the proper amount of insulin to keep blood sugar within the normal range. In someone who is a type 2 diabetic, the production and/or action of insulin is inefficient, so after eating your blood sugar goes up but doesn’t return to normal levels. Clinicians …

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