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DIABETES MAY LEAD TO HYPOGLYCAEMIA

SharePeople with diabetes type 2 are often patients- in- waiting for hypoglycemia, ‘a common and potentially deadly problem’ in such diabetics. The glucose level at which hypoglycemia is said to occur varies in most humans; but it is generally clubbed at levels below 3.9 mmol/L (70 mg/dL). In any person, following long periods of not eating or a bout of …

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Sugar is Addictive

Might you be battling a sugar addiction?

Share In a study, rats fed on sugar rich foods were later exposed to drugs (cocaine and opiates).  These rats showed distinct behavior patterns of dependency. Rats on a regular diet showed no such behavior patterns. Scientists have increasingly come upon neuro-chemical and behavioural evidence that prove that sugar is addictive; and like all addiction BAD, leading to weight gain, …

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Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy

ShareDiabetes is a disease that obstructs the body’s ability to use and store sugar, resulting in various health problems. Excessive sugar in the blood can damage the body, including the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is the condition wherein damage is caused to the tiny blood vessels that nourish the retina. They leak blood and other fluids that result in swelling of …

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Diabetic Pets

ShareJust as humans get affected by diabetes mellitus, animals too, can fall prey to the same deadly condition. Pets, too, can suffer from both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Diabetic pets are unable to produce adequate insulin, or maybe their bodies do not utilize the insulin optimally. Certain circumstances prompt a dog or cat to develop diabetes. Overweight animals …

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Diabetes Complications and Kidney Stones.

ShareDiabetes is a condition wherein your body produces insufficient insulin or cannot utilize the insulin properly. Insulin is vital to maintaining blood sugar levels. High blood sugar can cause a multitude of problems in any part of your body, kidneys included. When diabetes affects the functioning of the kidneys it is called diabetic nephropathy. Another complication in relation to kidneys …

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