Management of Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is not a disease, but it can lead to severe problems. To get a basic idea of hypoglycemia (or low blood sugar), read this article. What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a medical condition where the blood sugar level of a person is abnormally low. Blood sugar level below 70 mg/dL is considered as low blood …

Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

What is diabetic ketoacidosis? Diabetic ketoacidosis is a condition that occurs when the body cannot produce sufficient amount of insulin. This deficiency of insulin leads to a breakdown of fats to fuel and eventually produce high levels of acids in the bloodstream.  You are more likely to suffer from diabetic ketoacidosis if you have type 1 …

How to treat foot ulcers and pain

Foot ulcers are one of diabetes’ grim complications and are a significant source of morbidity and mortality. Every half a minute, someone loses a lower limb due to diabetes and is the cause for nearly 50% of the world’s lower leg’s non- traumatic amputations. Taking these facts into consideration, careful treatment of diabetic foot ulcers is …

Diet plan for diabetes patients

The foods you consume affect the blood glucose levels directly. In order to control and manage diabetes, you should prepare a healthy diet plan and have a clear-cut idea of what to eat and how much to eat.   Why is keeping a track of your carbs important? Carbohydrate in the food you eat gets converted into …