Everything You Need To Know About Prediabetes

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Prediabetes is a widespread medical condition affecting a substantial percentage of the adult population worldwide. It is a borderline diabetes condition with frequent high blood sugar levels in the body. Fluctuations in the diet can...

Diabetes and Alcohol

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Moderate alcohol intake does not have major detrimental effect on long-term blood glucose management in diabetic patients. Risks associated with alcohol consumption include hypoglycemia and / or delayed hypoglycemia (particularly for those using insulin or...

Diabetes and Smoking

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People with diabetes who smoke and people with diabetes exposed to secondhand smoke have a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease, premature deaths, microvascular  complications, and worse glycemic control when compared to those who do...

Diabetes and Foot care

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Perform a comprehensive foot evaluation at least annually to identify risk factors for ulcers and amputations. Patients with evidence of sensory loss or prior ulceration or amputation should have their feet inspected at every visit. Obtain...

Diabetes and Bones

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Age specific hip fracture risk is significantly increased in both people with type 1 diabetes (relative risk 6.3) and those with type 2 diabetes (relative risk 1.7) in both sexes. Type 1 diabetes is associated...

Diabetes and Pancreas

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Diabetes is linked to diseases of the exocrine pancreatitis which may disrupt the global architecture  or physiology of Pancreas often resulting in both exocrine and endocrine dysfunction. Up to 1 of 2 patients with diabetes...

FAQs for Patients with Hypertension, Diabetes and Heart Diseases in view of Coronavirus

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Are patients with heart disease, diabetes or hypertension at increased risk to get coronavirus infection? No, people with hypertension, diabetes or heart diseases are at no greater risk of getting the infection than anyone else. Among...

Diabetes and Eyes

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It causes involvement of the eye in terms of retinopathy which can cause blindness, early onset of glaucoma or cataracts. Diabetic retinopathy of the proliferative type, glaucoma and premature Senile cataract are all detrimental to...

Should you take vitamins as a preventive measure?

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Doctors are very often asked about multivitamins as preventive supplement. Here is why one should you should take/ not take multi vitamins: Simple multivitamins are probably not required by most adults who eat a balanced...

Diabetes and Physical activity

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The aim of increased physical activity is to perform movements that increases Energy usage, Physical activity in terms of Exercises is a structured method to deliver physical fitness. The benefits of Exercises for a Diabetic...

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