Diseases associated with obesity

1. Obesity and type 2 diabetesOver 80% of people with type 2 diabetes (the most common form of diabetes) are obese or overweight. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body either does not produce enough insulin in the blood or when cells do not use … [Read more...]

Understanding Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia

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So you have been diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus? You may feel devastated at this very moment but certainly, feeling depressed and hopeless won’t do you any good. Getting to know more about this certain disease, its types, treatment methods, and the … [Read more...]

Diseases that cause bone loss

1. OverviewBone loss refers to the rapid deterioration of used bone tissue before being produced new bone tissue. Bones have a high content of mineral deposits and are composed of calcium.Calcium and other materials inside the bones are broken … [Read more...]

Gestational Diabetes

Overview Gestational diabetes is diabetes occurred in case of some women during pregnancy because of insufficiency of the body to secrete insulin in quantities needed to maintain blood glucose (blood sugar amount) in the normal range. Blood glucose … [Read more...]

Common Metformin Side Effects To Watch Out For

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Diabetes Mellitus is mostly a lifestyle related condition and dealing with it also requires lifestyle changes. Basically, there are two forms of Diabetes Mellitus—one is the insulin dependent type (IDDM/Type I) and the other is the non-insulin … [Read more...]

Diabetes and menopause, a double challenge

1. What is diabetes?Diabetes mellitus includes several related problems due to which the body cannot balance the amount of sugar (specifically glucose) in the blood. Blood glucose provides the necessary energy for the body to deal with the daily … [Read more...]

Causes and risk factors for endocrine disruption

1. Causes of endocrine disordersEndocrine disorders occur due to problems of endocrine glands. Of multiple endocrine dysfunction, the most common are those related to pancreas or thyroid glands, pituitary glands or adrenal glands.Causes and types … [Read more...]

Endocrine disorders

1. Endocrine systemThe endocrine system plays an important role in the development of important functions in the body (digestion, reproduction, homeostasis).The endocrine system is composed mainly of hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, … [Read more...]

Diabetic foot and skin problems – complications of diabetes

OverviewBecause people with diabetes have too high glucose (sugar) in the blood for a long enough period of time, they can develop serious complications, including foot problems as well as skin disorders, cardiovascular disease, stroke, kidney … [Read more...]

Diabetes and physical exercises

OverviewDiabetes mellitus refers to the very high glucose or blood sugar. The body uses glucose for energy, but too much glucose in the blood can be dangerous.A patient who suffers of diabetes, but manages to keep the disease under control, … [Read more...]