New in diabetes care

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Diabetes mellitus is a disease that affects many people around the world. Since ancient times, people have been trying to find the correct answer to the question of how to treat diabetes. Today, like many years ago, this diagnosis causes horror and even panic in many. And this is understandable, because complications of diabetes mellitus can often be life-threatening.      Fortunately, modern medicine….

Treatment and prevention of hypoglycemia

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Hypoglycemia refers to a decrease in blood glucose levels below 2.8 mmol / L. In this case, true hypoglycemia occurs, characterized by certain signs. But sometimes, even with blood sugar levels equal to 6-8 mmol / l, symptoms characteristic of hypoglycemia may occur. This happens if, for a long period of time, glycemic indicators exceeded 14-17 mmol / l (a state of false….

Itching in diabetes mellitus

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Itching in diabetes mellitus is a common occurrence that makes one suspect the presence of this disease in a healthy person. The fact is that due to the circulation of high blood sugar and its deposition in the mucous membranes and skin cells in the structure of collagen and ligaments, irritation of the skin and mucous membranes occurs,….

Which blood glucose meter to buy? A few tips on how to choose a meter

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Determination of blood sugar is one of the most common tests for diabetes performed by modern clinical diagnostic laboratories. Today, a blood test for diabetes can be done not only by laboratory methods, but also with the help of various portable devices that are based on the principle of “dry chemistry”. These devices, called blood glucose meters, allow you….

Which blood glucose meter is better

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Diabetes mellitus is a disease often referred to as the 20th century non-communicable epidemic. But, despite the complexity of this disease, each patient with such a diagnosis has a great chance of defeating him. People with diabetes should know at every moment what is happening to their body. Careful self-control will allow them to lead the life they….

How to use the meter

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As you know, patients with diabetes must monitor their blood glucose levels on a daily basis – to exercise self-control. For this, modern devices have been developed that make it very easy and simple to make a diabetes test at home.   These devices are called blood glucose meters . Today, there are various modifications of devices for measuring blood sugar, many of which are….

Childhood diabetes

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Children, along with adults, are susceptible to the development of various ailments. The parents are responsible for the child’s health. Therefore, on their shoulders lies the burden of an attentive attitude to the slightest changes in the behavior and well-being of the baby throughout the entire period of his growth and development. This will give the parents confidence….

Diabetes in babies

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Diabetes mellitus is a fairly serious disease that occurs in adults and children. In newborns, it is less common and is caused by a disruption in a gene that is responsible for the function of the beta cells of the pancreas. In medicine, this condition is known as neonatal diabetes. Causes of occurrence In infants, diabetes mellitus accounts for….

Diabetes ̆ diabetes during pregnancy

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Pregnancy and childbirth with diabetes mellitus is a problem that remains relevant even today. But in the era preceding the discovery of insulin, a rare woman who fell ill with diabetes in childhood lived to be of childbearing age. Those that survived had reduced fertility (the ability to fertilize). Cases of normal pregnancies and childbirth in diabetes were….

Breastfeeding for Diabetes

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Breastfeeding is very beneficial for the health of the mother and baby. Breast milk optimally provides the baby with all the necessary nutrients, strengthens his immune system, and the mother protects against breast and ovarian cancer. However, new research shows that women who are diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to breastfeed their….