diabetes

  • how does diabetes type 2 work

    INTRODUCTION Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a disorder that disrupts the way your body uses glucose (sugar). All the cells in your body need sugar to work normally. Sugar gets into the cells with the help of a hormone called insulin. If there is not enough insulin or if the body stops responding to insulin, sugar builds up in the blood. This is what happens to people with diabetes mellitus. There are two different types of diabetes mellitus. In type ...

    diabetes Dec 31, 2017
  • key statistics on diabetes uk

    Key findings about the outcomes for people with diabetes in NHS Blackpool CCG National Diabetes Audit 2012-2013 Report 1: Care Processes and Treatment Targets Summary for NHS Blackpool CCG (00R) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) / Local Health Board (LHB) Report The National Diabetes Audit is commissioned by The National Diabetes Audit is delivered by The National Diabetes Audit is supported by The national cardiovascular intelligence network (N ...

    diabetes Jan 4, 2018
  • What is the root cause of type 2 diabetes?

    A Rutgers researcher is developing a drug aimed at treating the root cause and reversing the disease Type 2 diabetes affects an estimated 28 million Americans according to the American Diabetes Association, but medications now available only treat symptoms, not the root cause of the disease. New research from Rutgers shows promising evidence that a modified form of a different drug, niclosamide - now used to eliminate intestinal parasites - may h ...

    diabetes Jan 6, 2018
  • Is diabetes hereditary disease?

    Type 1 diabetes is a disorder characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels. In this form of diabetes, specialized cells in the pancreas called beta cells stop producing insulin. Insulin controls how much glucose (a type of sugar) is passed from the blood into cells for conversion to energy. Lack of insulin results in the inability to use glucose for energy or to control the amount of sugar in the blood. Type 1 diabetes can occur at any age ...

    diabetes Apr 1, 2018
  • type 1 diabetes sleep problems

    A couple weeks ago we discussed how sugar/glucose levels can affect your sleeping and how they correlate with sleep disorders and overall tiredness. Sleep can affect your blood sugar levels, and your blood glucose control can also affect your sleep. It’s a vicious cycle. High blood sugar levels make it less comfortable for you to sleep by feelings of warmness, irritability and unsettledness. Low Blood sugar levels cause a variety of problems wi ...

    diabetes Mar 29, 2018
  • diabetes and stroke pathophysiology

    1Internal Medicine Ward,Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (Di.Bi.M.I.S), Università degli Studi di Palermo (Italy) 2Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy Citation: Tuttolomondo A, Maida C, Maugeri R, Iacopino G, Pinto A (2015) Relationship between Diabetes and Ischemic Stroke: Analysis of Diabetes-Related Risk Factors for Stroke and of Spe ...

    diabetes Apr 23, 2018
  • What does Januvia do to the body?

    PDFLARGE FONT PDF Sitagliptin phosphate monohydrate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about JANUVIA. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking JANUVIA against the benefits they expect it will have for you. If you have any c ...

    diabetes Oct 21, 2018
  • How does diabetes cause high blood pressure?

    If you have diabetes you should aim to keep your blood pressure well controlled. Having high blood pressure (hypertension) is one of several risk factors that can increase your chance of developing heart disease, a stroke and some other complications. Treatment includes a change in lifestyle risk factors where these can be improved. Many people with diabetes need to take medication to lower their blood pressure. How common is high blood pressure ...

    diabetes Apr 15, 2018
  • What is metformin used for other than diabetes?

    Just over a year ago, Catherine Price decided to start taking one of the cheapest, safest, oldest, most widely prescribed drugs for Type 2 diabetes. So much metformin is taken in the United States — some 72 million prescriptions were written for it in 2013 — that a recent study found higher trace levels of it (presumably from the urine of people taking it) in Lake Michigan than of any other drug, including caffeine. But Price, a science and m ...

    diabetes Oct 21, 2018

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