Spell Diabetes Please

Hello my friend, can you spell [dahy-uh-bee-teez] correctly ? Right .. that is correct ! Diabetes occurs when blood glucose or blood sugar level in your body is very high. Blood glucose is the main type of sugar found in the blood and known as the body cells main energy source for working muscles, help brain and nervous system functioning. Glucose comes from the food we eat, or in the

Diabetes Early Warning Signs

Taken from data by WHO, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. It caused 1.5 million deaths in 2012. Higher-than-optimal blood glucose caused an additional 2.2 million deaths, by increasing the risks of cardiovascular and other diseases. Forty-three percent of

What is normal A1c Levels for Non Diabetic ?

There are several types of test glucose or blood sugar test. Called glucose test because of the object tested in the blood is glucose sugar. Other types of sugar we consume e.g. fructose from fruits or lactose from milk, all of these sugars converted in the body into glucose. There is a different unit of blood sugar test size between unit used in US as well as the unit of

Symptoms of Gestational Diabetes

Between 5% to 8% of pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes and this usually occurs around the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that affects only pregnant women. It shows up in women who’ve never had diabetes before. And for many (but not all) such women, it goes away on its own after their babies are born. In pregnancy, the placenta (the blood

Diabetes Symptoms in Men

Diabetes is the condition in which the body does not properly process food for use as energy. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough