Absolute Insulin Deficiency occurs in individuals with Type 1 Diabetes when the body is unable to produce any amount of insulin because of autoimmune damage to the pancreatic beta cells or the complete removal of the pancreas. The pancreas is responsible for producing i ... Read more
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Is Diabetes Genetic? Amongst the pressing concerns of individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes is whether or not to a certain extent, this extremely serious medical condition has been passed onto them, and/or will their descendants inherit it. Wondering wheth ... Read more
Can you eat peanut butter in diabetes? Is it safe? Does it have any ill effects? These are some questions that often come in your mind if you are recently diagnosed with diabetes and love to sit with a jar full of peanut butter, anytime. In this blog, we will try to enl ... Read more
The Diabetes Guidelines of the American Diabetes Association tell us about diabetes treatment and its complications. The ADA statement was revised based on new evidence on diabetes treatment and reiterated the importance of regulation through lifestyle and treatments ov ... Read more
What is Brittle Diabetes? Brittle diabetes is a term used by doctors to describe “hard-to-control” diabetes. It is also called labile diabetes, which means unstable or easily altered. A person who has brittle diabetes experiences swings in blood glucose lev ... Read more
September 29, 2020
One of the dangers of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes is how it can cause the onset of other health conditions and diseases. As diabetes progresses in the body, its complications spread throughout different organ systems and affect different bodily functions. Diarrhea, by ... Read more