Basics of DIABETES

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is an old illness. It has affected mankind for many hundreds of years and is referred in old Sanskrit writing. It is a chronic metabolic disorder with high levels of sugar in the blood. The word “Diabetes” means siphon and “Mellitus” stands for sweet. Diabetes and Diabetes Mellitus are used interchangeably […]

Hypoglycaemia – “Hypo” in people with Diabetes

What is Hypo? “Hypo” is the short form of “Hypoglycaemia” meaning low sugar in the blood. This can be potentially dangerous and you need to understand very clearly how to recognise hypo, what to do in case you have hypo and how can you avoid that happening again. How would I feel in Hypo? The […]