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Diabetes

Cholesterol Treatment Goals for Patients with Diabetes

Cholesterol is a type of fat (also called lipid) discovered in the blood naturally. It is produced by the liver and absorbed...

Hypertension therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

Hypertension affects many people with diabetes. Randomized clinical trials have demonstrated that reducing the blood pressure of people with diabetes can reduce...

Factors that contribute to Beta cell dysfunction

Generally, it has been seen that beta cell function continues to decline after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, while insulin sensitivity remains...

What happens to Beta-cells in Type 2 Diabetes?

In type 2 diabetes, dysfunction of beta cells manifested as insulin secretion and a decrease in insulin sensitivity manifested as an increase...

How type 2 diabetes evolves over the years?

Because many patients with Type 2 Diabetes are asymptomatic, the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be unexpected, occurring incidentally during a...

Normal Glucose Homeostasis in non-diabetics

Normal glucose regulation is dependent on a closed feedback loop relationship between the liver, peripheral tissue (muscle), and the pancreatic islet cells...

Insulin resistance and type-2-diabetes

The production and release of insulin is completely a natural process. It is a response to the glucose i.e. food, ingested...

Diabetes and Protein metabolism

This next section will briefly describe normal protein metabolism and the cellular metabolism of proteins instead of glucose for energy in diabetes....

Diabetes and Lipid metabolism

Lipid metabolism is a very complex, therefore, this section focuses only on the topics that are relevant to...

A brief history of Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association defined diabetes as “A group of metabolic disorders characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or...

Blood pressure and New Treatment Guidelines

Is your blood pressure in control?? Moving ahead, we must understand what is Blood Pressure. Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Our...

How to control High Blood pressure Naturally

The American College of Cardiology and The American Heart Association released new treatment guidelines for blood pressure last November. According to ACA and AHA,...

The connection between your pancreas and diabetes

Most people don’t know much about the pancreas. The pancreas is the endocrine gland which produces certain hormones like Insulin, Glucagon, and somatostatin along...

What You Need to Know About Menstrual Cramps

Recently Pad Man movie released in India which is based on true story of a man making low cost sanitary pads. In our society, menstrual...