Category «Diabetes Medicine»

Association of Mood Disorders with Diabetes

Controlling the level of glucose in blood in diabetics is crucial from the point of preventing the development of mood disorders. The fluctuations taking place in the levels of glucose in blood can lead to a number of complications. Development of psychological and mood disorders in diabetics is one of them. Neglecting such problems can …

Herbal Medicines Gaining Importance in Diabetes Treatment

Western medical practice widely believes that diabetes treatment isn’t possible, only managing diabetes is. This medical blog too has been advising readers on efficient management of diabetes. A new hope, however, has emerged as the West continues to embrace the ancient medicine of the far east; India’s ayurveda in particular. A New Hope for Diabetes …

Treating Diabetes

Diabetes treatment has come a long way over the last few years with new medication and devices summing up to a better life for diabetics.  Doctors have also become much more aggressive when it comes to dealing with diabetes. People with diabetes are getting diagnosed and treated earlier than they once did with better results …

Anti-diabetic Medication Classification

Diabetes also known as diabetes mellitus is classified as a metabolism disorder. Diabetes occurs when the body produces no insulin, low insulin or when the cells are incapable or cannot accept insulin, this hormone is produced in sufficient quantity by the pancreas. The food consumed by the body is turned into glucose the primary fuel …

Insulin In The Brain Plays A Role In The Development Of Diabetes

Scientists have discovered a new function of insulin in the brain. Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that impaired insulin action in the brain may be the result of unbridled lipolysis trigger and exacerbate type 2 diabetes in humans. Conducted by Christoph Buettner, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and …

How Fish Oils Work Against Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered why eating fish may be a great idea to ward off chronic inflammation and insulin resistance. Jerrold Olefsky and colleagues identified a key receptor on macrophages abundantly found in obese body fat. Obesity and diabetes are closely correlated. The scientists say omega-3 …

Research Findings May Lead to New Drugs For Diabetes

SCIENTISTS AT Trinity College Dublin have come up with a possible new way to treat the onset of type 2 diabetes. They identified a substance that helps to trigger damage associated with the disease, opening the possibility of new drug therapies. Type 2 diabetes is a world health issue given its increasing incidence, largely driven …

The fight against Type 2 Diabetes continues

Meet Johnny, a middle-aged employee who has a busy life with no room for complications. He has been taking medications since he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes few years ago but he is now starting to lose his battle against glycaemic control and for the first time his blood glucose is higher than 7.0 …