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Types of Dementia

DEMENTIA

Share  Dementias are classified by commonality of affected part of brain or of symptoms or by the speed of onset and progress or one or more of these. Progressive dementias (so far neither reversible nor stoppable). ALZHEIMER’s disease. Generally developing after age 60, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, early-onset caused by defective gene. Often related to sugar …

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Diabetes Mellitus and Deafness- Treatment

ShareMaternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD) is a form of diabetes that typically goes hand in hand with hearing loss, specifically of high tones. MIDD is a rare form of diabetes that accounts for approximately 1% of all diabetic cases. The diabetes in MIDD is categorized by high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) which results from a shortage of insulin – …

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Italian food for Diabetics.

Share  Time magazine (vol.186, no. 22-23, 2015 p.68) introduces Banza Chickpea pasta as one the best inventions of 2015. Using garbanzo beans instead of wheat, a new healthy and delicious high protein and high fibre and low carbohydrate food has been invented. For diabetics until now, pasta on the plate has been considered ” off the table”. Old Italian favourites like …

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The Diabetic Kidney Disease. Diabetic Nephropathy.

diabetic nephropathy

Share D iabetic nephropathy or diabetic kidney disease is a complication of type 1 or type 2 diabetes caused by damage to the kidneys’ delicate filtering system. The kidneys have many minuscule blood vessels whose job is to filter waste from the blood. These blood vessels are destroyed as a result of high blood sugar from diabetes. Eventually, the kidney …

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Hypoglycemia versus Hyperglycemia. Stay Perceptive.

Share  F or the body to perform its necessary functions, energy is required. This energy is provided by blood sugar. When the body does not have enough or too little blood sugar, the condition is referred to as Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Some of the causes of hypoglycemia are not eating enough food, too much exercise or, for diabetics, …

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