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Nov, 2022

How dangerous is it to ignore borderline sugar that is prediabetes?

Doctor: Sudarshana Patil

People with prediabetes have higher blood sugar than normal, but not high enough yet for a diabetes diagnosis. Borderline diabetes (prediabetes) is the stage when the person gets type 2 diabetes. It happens due to impaired fasting glucose or glucose even intolerance. It means the blood sugar levels are not in the recommended range but not that high to term it diabetes. Ignoring it is a strict no-no as there…

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24

Aug, 2022

Diabetes: 5 Healthy Detox Drink Recipes To Maintain Blood Sugar levels

Doctor:

While proper healthy management is a must to manage diabetes. Keeping in mind, we have few healthy detox drinks that you should definitely add in your diabetes-friendly diet now. Diabetes has been one of the major health concerns across the world. It is a major lifestyle disease affecting half the population of the world. While proper health management is a must to manage diabetes. Keeping in mind, we have a…

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7

Mar, 2022

How an artificial pancreas can be crucial for diabetic patients

Doctor:

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes Diabetes as a chronic metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood sugar levels (or blood sugar), which over time can cause severe damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves. It also states that approximately 422…

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8

Feb, 2022

Fight with diabetes

Doctor:

There was a time when taking insulin every day was a very painful event in the day.  But nowadays taking insulin has become an almost painless experience.  So today we will try to answer a few common questions about how to use insulin if it has been prescribed by your clinician. On which part of the body, insulin should be taken? 1. Insulin can be taken on the abdomen. The…

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Gangrene

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Jun, 2020

Limb saving procedure saves Diabetic patient during Lockdown

Doctor:

Amidst the lockdown Wockhardt Hospitals is fully geared up to manage and treat conditions of various specialities in an emergency situation.Our dedicated staff is fully trained and under strict safety the hospital is ready to face and provide medical services to its patients. A 65 year old lady with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus presented with severe foot infection and septicaemia. Her great toe was already amputated 10 days back but infection…

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Diabetes

27

Nov, 2019

World Diabetes Day 2018: The Family and Diabetes Mellitus

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Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes. Most, of the cases are type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable, through regular physical activity, a healthy and balanced diet, and the healthy living environment. The most common non…

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Diabetes

27

Nov, 2019

New Modalities in Treatment and Managing Diabetes and Complications

Doctor:

The most common non communicable disease affecting India today is Diabetes Mellitus. It is a metabolic disorder, in which an individual has an increased level of blood sugar. As per research, it currently affects an estimated 143 million people worldwide and the number is growing rapidly. General line of treatment is antidiabetic medicine modalities and lifestyle modifications. However there are new areas of development in some areas for management of…

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