Diabetes

Diabetes hypoglycemia treatment
HEALTH CONDITIONS

Diabetes hypoglycemia treatment

DEFINITION   Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by an abnormally low level of blood sugar (glucose), your body’s main energy source. Hypoglycemia is commonly associated with the treatment of Diabetes. However, a variety of conditions, many of them rare, can cause low blood sugar in people without Diabetes. Like Fever, Hypoglycemia isn’t a disease itself — it’s an indicator of a health […]

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gestational diabetes
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Gestational diabetes treatment

DEFINITION   Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy (gestation). Like other types of Diabetes, Gestational diabetes affects how your cells use sugar (glucose). Gestational diabetes causes high blood sugar that can affect your pregnancy and your baby’s health. Any pregnancy complication is concerning, but there’s good news. Expectant moms can help control Gestational diabetes by eating healthy foods, exercising and, if necessary, taking medication. Controlling blood sugar […]

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Diabetes insipidus
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Diabetes insipidus

DEFINITION   Diabetes insipidus (die-uh-BEE-teze in-SIP-uh-dus) is an uncommon disorder characterized by intense thirst, despite the drinking of Fluids (polydipsia), and the excretion of large amounts of urine (polyuria). In most cases, it’s the result of your body not properly producing, storing or releasing a key hormone, but Diabetes insipidus can also occur when your kidneys are unable […]

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Diabetes
HEALTH CONDITIONS

Diabetes

DEFINITION   Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it’s an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. It’s also your brain’s main source of fuel. If you have Diabetes, no […]

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