Can yoga help to cure type 1 diabetes mellitus?
Any form of physical activity including yoga can help in controlling of blood sugar levels but may not cure Diabetes mellitus entirely.
Gestational diabetes is diabetes diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy. It can can be managed with diet, life style modifications and medications to lower blood sugar level.
Fasting blood sugar of 126 mg/dl or more, post prandial blood sugar of 200 or more with glycated hemoglobin of 6.5% or more.
Raised blood sugar can damage back of the eye - retina causing Diabetic retinopathy, which left untreated can lead to blindness. This makes children with Diabetes at high risk when compared to normal childern.
The pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin to manage blood sugar levels.