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Diabetic Mothers-To-Be, Beware Of Weight Gain. Gestational Complications.

Gestational Diabetes

Share Studies indicate that lack of control over blood sugar could result in birth defects in the fetus. Pre-term delivery, over-weight, large birth weight, low blood sugar in babies and preeclampsia are not unknown where the mother has no or improper control over her blood sugar. DO YOUR BABIES A FAVOUR; CONTROL YOUR SUGAR AND WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY. Obesity is …

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Three Centuries Of Darwinism. Homeless and Hungry.

homeless and hungry

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 …

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Ayurveda. No Promises, Cash Advances Or Advertising.

Ayurveda and diabetes

ShareAyurvedic medicine is an Indian holistic practice of treatment that was originated by the Brahmins centuries ago. It is a unique and comprehensive form of healthcare that treats the individual as a whole, rather than isolating and treating individual symptoms. Ayurvedic medicine adapts itself to the individual and can be tailor-made for individual characteristics. Diabetes is mentioned as the eight …

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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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Relax, Nobody’s Going To Rock Your Precious Boat. Diabetes Mellitus?

Diabetes Mellitus

ShareWhat was once called ‘DIABETES MELLITUS”, is now referred to as just “DIABETES”. Diabetes Mellitus means “sweet” or “honey-sweet” in Latin. Diabetes Mellitus was first identified as a disease associated with “sweet urine” because the increased glucose in the blood spills into the urine increasing the concentration of blood glucose, hence diabetes mellitus type 2 or diabetes mellitus type 1. …

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