Skip to main content


Diabetes is an extremely frequent, and probably among the most familiar of disorders. It is a metabolic disorder in which there is an increase in the level of blood glucose and/or an excessive excretion of glucose in the urine. It is caused by a decreased or deficient supply of Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas whose main role is to keep tabs on the levels of glucose in the blood.

Diabetes can be of two types: Type I and Type II. Type I diabetes, also known as Insulin Dependent Diabetes, is caused by the shortage of insulin. Type II diabetes, also known as Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes, is caused by the body's inability to process insulin. Juvenile Diabetes is a Type 1 Diabetes which would be present in some persons since birth. The intensity of diabetes is known by measuring the glucose levels in blood and/or urine. Normal glucose levels, when checked before meals (Fasting Blood Sugar – FBS), ranges from 80-110, while for a post-meals check-up (Random Blood Sugar – RBS), the normal level is up to 140. Diabetes is mostly a hereditary disease. It can also be caused or predisposed to obesity, pregnancy (temporary), severe illness, severe infection with a virus (e.g. mumps) and dietary factors.

Diabetes can turn out to be fatal if discovered late, as it affects the entire system and causes damage wherever it affects. Uncontrolled diabetes can cause damage to the blood vessels of the eyes, kidneys, as well as the heart, where it can cause hypertension and heart attack. In arteries, it causes fat deposition which reduces blood supply to distant parts of the body. When an injury happens, it can cause infections which may lead to further complications like gangrene. Therefore, it is always better to look for early symptoms. One easily noticeable symptom is the increase in the frequency of passing urine, especially during the night when a person has to get up 5-6 times to urinate. This also shows up in having increased thirst and a dry mouth. Diabetes can cause weight loss, irritability, and fatigue, blurring of vision, headaches, frequent infections, and non-healing of wounds. It can also cause impotency among men and frequent vaginal infection among women.

Do and Don’ts
Following your doctor’s advice and having regular follow-ups are important to treat diabetes.
You should not take matters into your own hands and stop or alter medication on your own.
A healthy diet is the most important thing when it comes to diabetes. Avoid taking sugar/and things which have an increased sugar content, like chocolates, pastries, jam, sweets and also tea, coffee, and cocoa. It is important to avoid a high-calorie diet, replete with oily or buttered food, and embark on a low calorie, low-fat diet with plenty of salads and juices like Karela (Bitter gourd) juice. It is better to avoid or reduce the intake of vegetables which grow underground, like potatoes and onions. Fruits like Chikoo, mango, and banana should also be avoided and in any case, you should not have a whole fruit at a time but have a single slice in a day. Eating fruits thus is beneficial to the body. It is better to be off with your drinking and smoking habits. Maintaining your optimum weight reduces chances of getting Diabetes. Therefore, one should exercise regularly and walk at least for 45 minutes daily. But also avoid taking appetite suppressants or fish oil to control your weight. They increase blood sugar levels. If you take medicines for diabetes, take a packet of biscuits with you while going out, just in case your blood sugar level drops radically and lead to complications. If you feel giddy then have 1 or 2 biscuits to balance the blood sugar level. Take extra care of your foot. In case of any bruises, cuts, or swelling blisters, see your doctor immediately as these wounds can possibly turn into infections. Cut toenails regularly and do not walk barefooted. Always wear a well-padded footwear to protect your feet.


  1. Wow Very nice Blog Post! Your site has given the best information. This is excellent information. If you are looking for best homeo doctor in hyderabad

  2. Wow, What an Excellent post. I really found this to much informative. It is what I was searching for. I would like to suggest you that please keep sharing such type of info.Buy Insulin Glargine Vial From Canada

  3. The details you have shared here about pharmacy is very instructive as it contains some best knowledge which is very helpful for me. Thanks for posting it.

  4. I always prefer to read the quality content and this thing I found in you post. I am thankful to you for this post. If you want to buy medicines at the lowest prices then visit to check cost at PricePro Pharmacy and grab the opportunity.

  5. Yes, Really very good information, this information is excellent and needy for everyone. I am thankful for you for providing this kind of information. Low Back Pain Treatment in KL

  6. Your blog is awfully appealing. I am contented with your post. I regularly read your blog and its very helpful. If you are looking for the best Homeopathy Treatment For Hair Loss, then visit Dr. Ravi Bhatt Homeopathic clinic. Thanks! I enjoyed this blog post.


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog


Depression is a psychological low feeling accompanied by sadness and loss of interest in regular social responsibilities and atmosphere. It can be caused by a variety of factors, such as a sudden change of lifestyle, mental and emotional stress, medication, hormonal changes or by after-effects of infections like flu and typhoid. Symptoms Depression entails a wide array of symptoms, such as persistent sadness and hopelessness; a feeling of worthlessness and helplessness; tremendous amount of guilt feeling; anxiety, irritability, and agitation; poor memory and concentration skills. It also flames in the patient persistent thoughts of suicide or death as also a desire to cry often. It can lead to a loss of interest in daily activities as also a change in sleep pattern. Depression can disrupt one’s appetite as well as weight, leading to sudden increases/decreases, and thereby cause a general lack of energy and easy fatigue. Do’s and Don’ts When you are dealing with a complex

Hernia (Abdominal)

Hernia is a condition that develop due to a spot weakness in a muscle, through which an organ or tissue squeezes through. The most common types of hernia are the inguinal hernia, incisional hernia, Femoral hernia, and Umbilical hernia. Inguinal hernia accounts for about 80% of all hernias. In this case, the intestine or bladder protrudes through the abdominal wall into the groin. In an incisional hernia, the intestine pushes through the abdominal wall at the site of a previous surgery over the abdomen. The femoral hernia is more common in women,  especially those who are pregnant and obese. It occurs when the bladder or intestines enter the canal carrying the femoral artery to the upper thigh. Umbilical hernia is common in newborn babies and women who have had many children. Here, the small intestine passes through the abdomen wall near the navel. Hernia is mainly caused by muscle weakness and strain. Poor nutrition, over-exertion, smoking, obesity are factors which cause weakness i