What you must know about Diabetes

Talking about diabetes, this is how shocking the rise of obesity has become: according to the Surgeon General’s office, the number of obese or overweight adults in this country is around about fifty percent higher than it was just ten years ago. The latest studies have estimated that about a third of the children born …

What are the causes of diabetes

While medical researchers have so far not been able to nail down exactly what causes diabetes, you’d do well to take note of certain factors from this diabetes blog post, that have been linked to the development of diabetes. Causes of diabetes – Genetics Genetics is a main factor. It has been known for ages …

Diabetes in a Nutshell

Diabetes Mellitus is a syndrome in which the pancreas turns out little or no insulin at all, a hormone that assists the body’s tissues absorb sugar (glucose) to be used as an energy resource. The situation may also develop if muscle, fat, and liver cells react weakly to insulin. In diabetics, blood sugar levels build …

About Gestational Diabetes

Identifying symptoms of gestational diabetes could be difficult because symptoms are often mild or non-existent. As a matter of fact, most women with gestational diabetes do not experience any symptoms at all. The nature of pregnancy itself is an added complication. The body is expected to change during a pregnancy, so it is easy to …

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 …

Healthy Diet To Control Diabetes

Diabetes creeps up on a person bit by bit and then all suddenly, the pancreas and other body parts refuse to function properly. This post on our diabetes blog has been written to help you understand the diet end of controlling this illness. There are millions and millions of people around the globe showing diabetes …

Diabetes Symptoms

A careful reading of previous posts on this medical blog would reveal that diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases distinguished by high blood sugar or glucose levels that result from failing in insulin secretion, or action, or maybe even both.. From time to time, since symptoms can also be common to other illnesses, the …

Gestational Diabetes

Before we come to Gestational Diabetes, let’s take a look at diabetes, Diabetes also known as Diabetes Mellitus derived from the Greek word diabaineine, is a chronic and complex disease, caused by having too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a passing condition that occurs during pregnancy. Gestational …

Clinical Depression: Nip It In The Bud with Medical Help

Clinical depression is defined by experts in the field of psychiatry as a psychological disorder characterized by extended periods of sadness and melancholy and, quite often, unpredictable behavioral quirks. A person who’s going around with a long face and being cheesed off with the world in general may not necessarily be suffering from clinical depression, …