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Diabetes, Dyslipidemia and Heart Protection
Cholesterol and triglycerides, known as lipids, are fatty substances normally produces by the body. Dyslipidemia means lipid levels in the bloodstream are too high or low. The most common types of dyslipidemia are: High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol Low levels of high-density lipoprotein 9HDL or “good”) cholesterol High levels of triglycerides […]
Diabetes other issues
There are a lot of other issues that person with Diabetes face day-to-day like Employment, religious practices, marriage, social meeting. Also women need to know about change can be needed for treatment during menstrual cycle. Also Diabetes treatment is always a team work. Diabetes and Employment There is little that Diabetes stops you from doing. […]
Diabetes, why me?
You have heard about it often, now know about it, but when you have to face it yourselves, it is difficult. There was a school of thought that “ignorance is bliss”, knowledge of illness causes distress and prevents or reduces hope. Days have gone, now the challenge is to move away from this and to […]
What is Retina? The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the inner eye. It acts like the film in a camera. Images come through the eyes lens and are focused on the retina. The central portion of the retina is called the macula. This area is extremely important for fine […]
Vaccination in Diabetes
Diabetes confers an increased risk of infections. Although people of all ages are prone to infectious diseases like pneumonia and influenza, extremes of age and certain underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, Chronic Bronchitis and heart disease aggravate the risk. The increased susceptibility of diabetes subjects to pneumonia is mainly due to high blood […]
Can I drive when I have Diabetes?
One 2-year study in the Public Library of Science compared the Hba1c levels of 795 drivers with diabetes who had or hadn’t been in an accident. The researchers found that lower HbA1c levels were tied to a higher risk of a motor vehicle crash. Those in previous accidents had an average HbA1c level of 7.4, […]
COVID-19 and Diabetes – What you need to know
Are people with diabetes more prone to Covid-19? People with uncontrolled diabetes are at increased risk of all infections, so there may be more chance, we are seeing new information day by day, probably chance of Covid19 or severity will be more in people with Diabetes. Better we follow our diet plan (most importantly timing, […]