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Exercising Safely When You Have Type II Diabetes

November 17, 2016

Diabetes is the most prevalent metabolic problem in the today world. It has added up to the leading causes of cardiovascular mortality, chronic renal disease, Retionopathy leading to  blindness and neurological problems worldwide. A better control of sugar helps to keep body homeostasis at near normal levels and helps prevent development and progression of most […]

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Lowkal Stevia – A better Sugar alternative

August 9, 2016

Recent studies have concluded that sugar is toxic irrespective of its calories and irrespective of weight. Sugar delivers “empty calories” — calories unaccompanied by fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Large amounts of fructose from added sugars get turned into fat in the liver. Taking lot of sugar in food can lead to insulin resistance which predisposes […]

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Early Diagnosis: The “Sweetspot” in Diabetes Management

April 13, 2016

In the entire spectrum of chronic debilitating disorders plaguing the world, perhaps the one we most frequently fall prey to is diabetes. If we were to personify the disorder, diabetes is like a typical elusive fugitive of law, that lies low and keeps growing slowly and then strikes suddenly out of the blue; when you […]

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Delayed wound healing in Diabetes Mellitus

October 9, 2013

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disorder of glucose metabolism with hyperglycemia triggered by conditions associated with a relative or absolute insulin deficiency. Insulin is an anabolic hormone with profound effects on the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein. Less severe hyperglycemia is called Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) which is associated with an increased risk […]

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Paul Langerhans and his eponym “Islet of Langerhans”

May 17, 2012

ABOUT PAUL LANGERHANS Paul Langerhans (25/7/1847 to 20/7/1888) was a German pathologist, physiologist and biologist. He studied the pancreas and noticed unique polygonal cells within the parenchyma of the pancreas. He provided a detailed description of microscopic pancreatic structures. He did not know the significance of these cells at the time of his research. In […]

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Diabetes: Tips on planning Diet

September 24, 2010

Keeping blood sugar in normal range prevents all the further complications diabetes can bring. Control of Diabetes can be attained by dietary control, insulin, oral hypoglycemic drugs and weight loss. All people with diabetes are required to take certain dietary measures and these measures can be quiet helpful in the control of blood sugar level. […]

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Obesity complications: Associated Pathologies

August 28, 2010

Obesity can result in various Disorders and pathologies: Lecture notes Obesity , as known from various Studies, is an associated cause for increase in morbidity and mortality. There is  50–100% increase in risk of death from all causes compared to normal weight people, mostly due to cardiovascular causes. Mortality rates rise as obesity increases, particularly […]

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