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DIABETES – A brief Overview

Diabetes mellitus, often referred to simply as diabetes, is a syndrome of disordered metabolism, usually due to a combination of hereditary and environmental causes, resulting in abnormally high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia). Blood glucose levels are controlled by a complex interaction of multiple chemicals and hormones in the body, including the hormone insulin made in…

Fruits Recommended For Diabetics

Fruits for diabetics can aid in the general wellness of the patient with diabetes. However, there are certain steps to make sure that the fruits to be consumed would not raise the general blood sugar level of the person with diabetes. The following are easy means to determine whether the fruit to be eaten would…

Diabetes Myths And FAQs

By: Dr Sherry Chandy Like all complicated matters there are certain misunderstandings regarding Diabetes. Let us dispel some myths regarding diabetes: Can I get diabetes from someone else? Eating too much sugar causes diabetes Type 2 diabetes is mild diabetes People with diabetes eventually go blind It’s not safe to drive if you have diabetes…

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