Category: Prevention

Eat Diabetes

How To Eat To Prevent Diabetes

Certain factors such as age, gender, heredity, family history and obesity play a role in deciding who is likely to develop diabetes. Regular exercise along with a modification in eating habits is what most doctors prescribe for people who have not yet developed diabetes in order to ensure they do not fall prey to the disease. Tips…

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

How To Prevent Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis develops when the level of toxic acids called ketones rises dramatically in the bloodstream. This diabetes-related complication occurs when abysmally low levels of insulin in your blood impairs absorption of glucose from the bloodstream, thereby depriving your body of its main source of energy. To meet its energy requirement, your body will start breaking down fats.…

Tips To Prevent Amputation Of Diabetic Foot

Tips To Prevent Amputation Of Diabetic Foot

Uncontrolled diabetes increases the risk of amputation of the lower limb. Foot ulceration is primarily responsible for foot amputation in diabetics. However, amputation can be prevented by identifying diabetic foot ulcer at the early stage and initiating appropriate treatment for diminishing the risk of developing complications following ulceration of the foot. As untreated diabetes damages the…

How To Prevent Amputation In Diabetics

How To Prevent Amputation In Diabetics

Diabetes can lead to a lot of problems in the patient’s body and affect his eyesight, major organs and even his limbs. If the limbs get severely affected, it can lead to ulcers, infections and even gangrene where the limb may have to be amputated to stop the infection from spreading to other body parts.…

How To Prevent Complications Of Type I Diabetes

How To Prevent Complications Of Type I Diabetes

Common complications of type 1 diabetes include cardiovascular problems, neuropathy, retinopathy and nephropathy. Since type 1 diabetes develops during childhood, type 1 diabetes patients are exposed to elevated blood sugar for a much longer time than people who develop diabetes during adult life. Therefore, risk of developing diabetes-related complications is higher in type 1 diabetes patients. However,…

Diet Tips To Prevent Diabetes

Diet Tips To Prevent Diabetes

To prevent or control diabetes you need to follow a healthy diet routine. Diet plan need not be too complicated. The simple strategy is consuming food that has low fat, moderate calories and high protein. Eating the right food is the first and foremost step for preventing diabetes. Lose the extra pounds to reduce the risk of…

How To Prevent Diabetic Neuropathy

How To Prevent Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes is a disease which occurs when body does not give response to the insulin hormone any more or when there is scarce insulin production in the body. Insulin, a hormone released by the pancreatic cell, is highly responsible for the uptake of blood glucose by the cells of liver, muscles and fat tissue. An absence…

Diabetes And Digestive Complications

How To Prevent Diabetes And Digestive Complications

Digestive complications are common in diabetics. The common digestive problems in diabetics include constipation, diarrhea and delayed emptying of the stomach or gastroparesis. Almost 60 percent diabetics suffer from constipation. Slow movement of food through the digestive tract hardens the stool in diabetics. Diabetics may also experience diarrhea, especially at night. It occurs when the…

Diabetic Retinopathy Pain

How To Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy Pain

Patients suffering from high blood sugar level and uncontrolled symptoms of Diabetes are twice at risk of developing cataract at an early stage of their lives. Along with the additional risk of being diagnosed for glaucoma, these patients often end up suffering from the eye complications connected with the advanced stages of the disease. One of the…