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How to Manage Diabetes while Traveling and on Airplane
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How to Manage Diabetes while Traveling and on Airplane

People who are suffering from diabetes should know how to manage diabetes while traveling. If you plan properly, then managing diabetes will not be a problem when you are traveling. Take enough diabetes medicines so that you don’t fall short of medication. Keep insulin in an insulated bag with refrigerated gel packs so that they remain cool. Take ketone testing […]

Diabetes Eye Problems and Glaucoma
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Diabetes Eye Problems and Glaucoma

One of the most common eye problems affecting people with diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. Apart from other health complications, diabetes can cause some serious damage to the eyes. But, the topic ‘diabetes and eye problems’ is not limited to diabetic retinopathy alone. Other diabetes related eye problems like cataracts and glaucoma can cause some serious damage. Both these conditions seriously […]

Can you drive if you have Diabetes?
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Can you drive if you have Diabetes?

We all know that uncontrolled diabetes can cause severe damage and affect the proper functioning of different body parts. If you are a diabetic, then the topic driving with diabetes might be of interest. Have you been wondering if it safe to drive if you have diabetes? Are there any precautions that you need to take? Would you have to […]

What is MODY Diabetes?
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What is MODY Diabetes?

Most of us are aware that there are different types of diabetes. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are the two major forms of this disease. But have you ever come across the term MODY diabetes? Well, it refers to Maturity Onset Diabetes of Young (MODY). It affects around 1 or 2 per cent of diabetics. A person can develop […]

Diabetes and Urinary Tract Infections
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Diabetes and Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTI) affect millions of people world over. They are bacterial infections and can cause serious problems if left untreated. It can pose some serious problems to people suffering from diabetes too. But is there a relation between diabetes and urinary tract infections? UTI can affect anyone and diabetics are included too. A UTI is an infection in […]

Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms and Screening
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Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms and Screening

Retinopathy caused due to diabetes can severely impair a person’s vision. There are some early diabetic retinopathy symptoms, which if identified can help in the patient receiving timely treatment. These symptoms develop gradually as damage to the blood vessels present in the retina due to elevated blood sugar levels start affecting the vision of the patient. Symptoms of Diabetic Retinopathy […]

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Diabetes and Heart Attack – Risks and Prevention

Diabetes and heart attack This can both be aptly called acquired lifestyle diseases, because, they can be avoided with a few healthy changes in the way we live. Diabetes can influence the working of each and every organ in our body negatively if not taken care of well, especially the eyes, kidneys, neurons, and heart. Erratic blood glucose levels in […]

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Diabetes and Hyperglycemia – Causes, Management, and Treatment

A sedentary lifestyle, erratic eating habits and physical activity, stress and all those consequences of this new age life have resulted in increased incidence of diabetes and hyperglycemia or abnormally high blood sugar levels which is a symptom of diabetes, has become one of the causes for health complications in many adults. To avoid these complications it is important to […]

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6 Ways to Manage Diabetes and Avoid Complications

The key to effectively manage diabetes and to avoid diabetic complications is to take care of your physical fitness by exercising regularly and to take care of your blood sugar levels through proper medication and dietary habits. You should work on both short term and long term goals of diabetes treatment in order to get more permanent and long lasting […]

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Everything You Should Know About Diabetes and Heart

Diabetes is called an acquired metabolic disease for no less obvious reason than the fact that sedentary and irregular lifestyle are the causes. Diabetes and heart related diseases have become increasingly common owing to just this one reason, which makes it essential to improve awareness regarding both and to understand the ways to prevent these complications and manage diabetes. Read […]