Author: Donald Abrams

Life tips with Diabetes, Lifestyle, Food & Drinks.

Type 2 diabetes: treatment methods, diet

Diabetes is a scourge of the modern world, a problem of all ages, countries and peoples. Why diabetes occurs, how to properly control it? Today, diabetes mellitus is in third place among the causes of mortality (second only to cardiovascular pathology and oncology), and therefore the fight against this problem in many countries is at the…
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The risk of developing type 1 diabetes – can it be predicted

What you need to know in order to determine the risk of developing type 1 diabetes? Can a disease manifest be predicted? Type 1 diabetes is 7-9 times less than type 2 diabetes , but it usually progresses faster. Since type 1 diabetes manifests more often in childhood, it is also called “young diabetes.” Unlike non-insulin-dependent diabetes, the development of…
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Diabetes mellitus in children: how to cope with a “sweet” disease

Diabetes in children is usually more difficult to tolerate than in adults. Moreover, not because of severe symptoms or the course of the disease. It is more difficult for a child with high blood sugar to socialize among his peers and take his place in the team. In the West, diabetes has long been called not a disease, but…
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Diabetes mellitus is the second most common disease worldwide in both young and elderly people

Diabetes mellitus is the second most common disease worldwide in both young and elderly people. Diabetes mellitus is a pancreatic disease associated with its inability to absorb, process and utilize glucose in the body. The hormone insulin is produced by special cells of the gland, finds excess glucose in the blood and excretes it through the…
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Virtually painless piercers for people with diabetes

Even 30 years ago, the life of a person with diabetes was full of restrictions and prohibitions, and today it is practically no different from the lives of other people. A well-chosen treatment regimen and self-control is what gives a person with diabetes the opportunity to live a full and active life every day: to study, work, travel, build a family and have children.              An injection, another injection ……
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus: diagnosis (part 2)

In a previous article , the etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, and clinical examination standards for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) were examined in detail. The article is devoted to the features of laboratory diagnosis and patient information for this disease. Laboratory research   The diagnosis of diabetes mellitus has serious medical and socio-social consequences for the patient, so…
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Type 2 diabetes: principles of treatment (part 1)

This article series is based on the Stewart Tomlinson BMJ Learning training course – just-in-time training. Therefore, the information presented is a reflection of the British recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. A key feature of these recommendations is their validity in terms of evidence-based medicine. This should be taken into account when prescribing treatment to patients and…
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Nutrition for people with diabetes

Even 20-30 years ago, a person’s life with diabetes was full of prohibitions and restrictions: do not eat sweet, fatty, fried, smoked, do not eat white bread, instead of sugar use sorbitol and glucose. Unfortunately, these stereotypes are still alive among people with diabetes and among doctors. Meanwhile, diabetes is not a reason to forget about sweets, fruits and…
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Pregnancy and diabetes: general information

During pregnancy , significant changes in carbohydrate metabolism are observed. On the one hand, there is a tendency to hypoglycemia, on the other hand, insulin resistance. Blood amino acid levels are reduced, free fatty acids, ketone bodies and triglycerides are elevated. In the morning on an empty stomach, the glucose level in pregnant women is 0.8-1.1 mmol / L (15.20…
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Diabetes mellitus: therapeutic diets

In diabetes mellitus, due to absolute or relative insulin deficiency, the regulation of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism is disrupted, as a result of which atherogenesis is accelerated and the risk of cardiovascular diseases is increased .   About 10% of patients suffer from insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus , characterized by a deficiency of endogenous insulin, the rest – non – insulin – dependent diabetes mellitus , in…
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