FAQs in Endocrinology

1. What is hormone? Hormones are the chemical substances that are produced by different glands in the body and are carried to various organs through blood. They are very important for different functions of the body, particularly metabolism. Some hormones are lifesaving, like Insulin that controls blood sugar without which we can not survive. 2. […]

DIABETES MELLITUS – Top TEN frequently asked questions!

The incidence of Diabetes is increasing all over the world including India. There are two main types: type 1 or Insulin deficient or juvenile and type 2 or Insulin resistant or adult onset Diabetes. In type 1 Diabetes pancreas does not produce Insulin and you cannot survive without Insulin. In type 2 Diabetes, pancreas does […]