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Asian Americans

Share National Institutes of Health researchers revealed that more than half of Asian-Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed. They used data collected in 2011-2012 from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports the journal J.A.M.A . For the first time since, researchers were able to quantify the prevalence of diabetes amongst Asian-Americans. They found that this group has the …

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Without Putting Too Fine A Point On It. Juvenile Diabetes.

World Diabetes Awareness Day

Share This year, World Diabetes Awareness Day, are calling for the need for awareness of the financial costs surrounding diabetes. Diabetic patients have the lifetime expense of medication, monitors, meters and cool bags at the very least. The hidden costs to the family and the community are also very high. From everywhere we hear the diabetes mellitus is a pandemic. …

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Life’s A Journey, Not A Destination.

living with diabetes

Share Travel can be enjoyable, exhilarating and daring, if you so wish! Being diagnosed with diabetes (either type 1 and 2) shouldn’t change that fact or act as a deterrent to leading a fulfilling and successful life. You just need to plan better and plan in advance to cover all eventualities and reduce possible complications. How you prepare your plans …

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From baby to Baby!… Gestational Diabetes Insipidus

gestational diabetes insipidus

Share As the name suggests, diabetes insipidus, which occurs post- partum or during pregnancy, is termed Gestational. Experts believe that this diabetes occurs because of excess production/impaired clearance of vasopressinase. The placenta in mothers-to-be produces vasopressinase which is responsible for breaking up the antidiuretic hormone (ADH). Unlike other forms of Diabetes Insipidus, this gestational diabetes is treated with desmopressin. Vasopressin …

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Neck To Neck On Merit, Just Different Animals. Diabetes Insipidus and Mellitus.

ShareEVERYTHING! The two conditions are entirely different in cause and effect. The point of similarity is the word “diabetes” because in both cases the patient produces copious amounts of urine and so suffers from Polyuria. The mechanics of the disease, its cause, effects and the organs affected are different. Insipidus is the body’s problem with producing an antidiuretic hormone or with …

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