What are the side effects of Diabetes mellitus type 2?
Increased risk of Heart attack/ Angina/ Stroke, Nerve damage, Kidney damage, Gastroparesis (Nausea/ vomiting) Diarrhea or constipation, Eye damage - blindness, Increased risk of cataract and glaucoma, Foot damage/ amputations, Skin infections, Increased risk of Alzheimer's disease/ Depression/ Hearing impairment.
It helps prevent diabetes complications by keeping your blood sugar within your target range.
No,it is not always possible that the disease skips a generation.
Each person's story and journey of handling diabetes is different. One thing which is mostly common is that with good diet, lifestyle changes, exercise and medications, most patients could lead almost a healthy lifestyle.
Fasting blood sugar test In general: Less than 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L ) is normal. 100 to 125 mg/dL (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L ) is diagnosed as prediabetes. 126 mg/dL (7.0 mmol/L ) or higher on two separate tests is diagnosed as diabetes.
Numerous clinical reports about the hypoglycemic action of berberine can be found in Chinese literatures. Berberine was claimed to have a comparable activity to sulphonureas or metformin in reducing blood glucose, although most of the studies were not well designed.