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Values of Blood Sugar in Normal, Pre-Diabetic and Diabetic person

  Category of a person Fasting Value Post Prandial Minimum Value Maximum Value Value 2 hours after consuming glucose Normal 70 100 Less than 140 Early Diabetes 101 126 140 to 200 Established Diabetes More than 126 – More than … Continue reading

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Diabetic ketoacidosis, Excessive Ketones

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. Diabetic ketoacidosis develops when your body is unable to produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in … Continue reading

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Blood glucose meter: How to choose

If you have diabetes, you likely need a blood glucose meter — a small computerized device — to measure and display your blood glucose level. Exercise, food, medications, stress and other factors affect your blood glucose level. Using a blood … Continue reading

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Slide Show : How to test blood sugar at home/office/travelling

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/blood-sugar/DA00062   Mayo Clinic

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ORAL HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS (Treating Diabetes with drugs)

Today, five classes of oral agents are available for treating Type 2 diabetes and at last count more than 40 formulations were in the market! And they keep increasing day by day. Is any one oral agent better than the … Continue reading

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Treating Diabetes with Insulin

11th January 1922 is a red letter day in the history of diabetes. Culminating a summer of hard work, epoch making experiments, many failures and finally, what could be “success”, Frederick Banting and Charles Best were convinced that they had … Continue reading

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Diabetes in Children

The signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children usually develop quickly, over a period of weeks. Look for: Increased thirst and frequent urination. As excess sugar builds up in your child’s bloodstream, fluid is pulled from the tissues. This … Continue reading

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