Life tips with Diabetes, Lifestyle, Food & Drinks.

Quetiapine (seroquel) – drug description

Quetiapine (quetiapine, seroquel, seroquel – XR) is an atypical antipsychotic. It is used for schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder (depression and mania), both as monotherapy and as an adjuvant to lithium or valproates. It is also used as an adjuvant in major depressive disorder, causing only relief of depressive symptoms in this case. Quetiapine is used…
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Ketones and physical activity – what you need to know?

People with diabetes who exercise regularly need to regularly measure not only their blood sugar, but also their ketone levels. New recommendations from Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology . Ketones are produced in the body when we mobilize fat for fuel. This process is especially intense during fasting, fasting and long training. The formation of ketones…
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Hypoglycemia – Causes, Symptoms and Actions

Many are of the opinion that it is better to keep sugars a little high than to experience what hypoglycemia is. The very thought of a recurrence of such a condition is frightening. That is why it is worth learning the possible symptoms well in order to catch any risk in advance, as well as…
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Oral hygiene in diabetes

Studies show that people with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from periodontitis. At the same time, the presence of such a complication can worsen the quality of compensation. Is it a vicious circle? How to take care of the oral cavity and why is there such a connection between diabetes and dental diseases?…
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Severe hypoglycemia, what to be prepared for

The state when sugars are greatly reduced is fraught with great danger. And if you usually manage to cope on your own, then there are times when outside help is needed. In this case, you need to thoroughly prepare. Materials from the author’s workshop Diabeton Severe hypoglycemia is an emergency. It is impossible to be…
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Flu and cold medications

People tend to turn to the use of antibiotics for flu and colds when viral infections are widespread. Quite often, this group of drugs is used by adults in the autumn, winter and spring periods. Before you drink an antibiotic if you suspect an acute respiratory viral disease, it is important to understand: is it…
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Skin microdamages in diabetes: what to do to avoid problems?

Daily punctures for blood sampling, small cuts and cracks are invisible to us gates for infections. Against the background of reduced protective properties of the skin in diabetes, special care is needed. What to do to avoid problems and what cosmetics to use – we tell you about everything you need to know! Materials from…
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Who is at sea? Diabetes and safety at the beach

Sea holidays are now available all year round, but for the most part we visit fairly close resorts and do it in the summer. Whether you’re lounging in the sun by the sea or a lake, there are a few things to keep in mind. 1. Watch out for the sun Try to sunbathe only…
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Diabetes and summer: preventing heat-related risks

In summer, diabetic compensation can be difficult due to the heat. There is nothing unusual here, because because of the increased temperature, the body loses water faster, blood pressure drops more often, and sugar levels change faster. In addition, summer is a time of increased injury, and healing processes in hot weather are much slower.…
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Diabetes and diaper rash

Have you ever heard of intertrigo ? This is the medical term for diaper rash. Mostly diaper rash occurs in places of skin folds and more often in a hot period. Unfortunately, diaper rash is much more common among people with diabetes than among people without diabetes. Why do rashes occur? Diaper rash occurs due…
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