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Can people with diabetes consume low calorie sweeteners?

The use of low-calorie sweeteners instead of regular sugar can help people affected by diabetes maintain their blood sugar levels without affecting their body weight.

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Juvenile diabetes: Early signs to watch out for

Juvenile diabetes is a term previously used to describe type 1 diabetes in children and young people, characterized by an abnormal increase in the blood sugar levels of the body.

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Acidosis: Types, causes, symptoms and treatments

Excess acid can get accumulated in the blood, resulting in acidosis and if not treated, can result in shock, organ damage, and fatal outcomes.

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COVID-19 and Diabetes management: Clinical guidelines

Recently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has revised the guidelines on the diagnosis and management of diabetes among COVID-19 patients at patient management facilities.

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Genetic testing may help determine the cause for type 1 diabetes

In a recent study, scientists from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine stated that a specific cellular dysfunction could be responsible for type 1 diabetes.

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Somogyi effect: What does that early morning blood sugar spike mean?

Despite taking medications or insulin as per the doctor’s advice, some type-2 diabetics often experience a hike in their blood sugar levels early in the morning, which is known as the Somogyi effect.

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Diabetic Foot: Can it be prevented?

Uncontrolled or poorly managed diabetes can result in complications including nerve damage that mostly affects the nerves on the legs and feet, a condition known as ‘diabetic foot’.

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Bariatric surgery and diabetes: Who can benefit?

Excess weight can result in various diabetes-related complications including kidney damage, heart disease and stroke.

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Stress and kidney disease: Is there a relationship?

In a recent study, scientists concluded that stress-related disorders can increase the risk of developing acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

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How does diabetes affect bone health?

If left untreated, diabetes can affect various vital organs of the body. Studies have shown that diabetes can affect bone health and increase the risk of fractures.