Share The condition and impact of diabetes mellitus may have been in existence for more than three thousand years. The two forms of diabetes were first described in the fifth century AD, one occurring in slim individuals who perished quickly (Type 1 diabetes) and the other in older overweight people who survived for longer (Type 2 diabetes). By the end …Read More »
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Share Dealing with those bloody days of the month! Might be surprising but yes, blood glucose levels do get affected during the menstrual cycle. The effect varies from woman to woman, but one must monitor the changes that occur before, during and post those bloody days. In some cases the glucose levels may drastically drop whereas in some cases they …Read More »
Share The incidence of diabetes amongst homelessness is high and research indicates that this rate is higher than amongst the general population. According to a study conducted by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) the life expectancy of a homeless person is about 45-49 years. It has also been reported by the NHCHC that difficulties related to …Read More »
ShareAccording to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 17 million people in the United States have diabetes. More than 2,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day! Diabetes is a disorder that affects the body’s ability to produce or respond to insulin. The body needs the hormone insulin to allow glucose to enter the cells, where it can be used …Read More »