Festive table for diabetics. What are we serving?

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After the publication of a series of my cooking articles, applications began to come to me. Readers make specific requests. One of them contained the following question: “Mom will soon have an anniversary. She has long had diabetes. I want to cook something tasty and healthy for her. Advise. “ My dad had diabetes in my family. He has not been….

Diabetes. How to live with this disease?

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As a person with diabetes, you know about the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, atherosclerosis, nerve damage, blindness, and slow healing of wounds. Having looked at this set, one involuntarily asks the question: “For what?” Yes, the news about diabetes is not the best in your life, but not the worst. Do you think people without….

World Diabetes Day. How not to get sick?

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Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body lacks insulin and the blood sugar level rises.  This disease is not yet treated, but is amenable to control. Diabetes affects all body systems, there is a violation of their interaction in ensuring vital functions, the body ceases to function normally. Why does diabetes develop? There is no answer to….

A New Word in Diabetes Prevention: What Sensational Discoveries in Dietetics Made by British Scientists?

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Recently, the media has been pleased with a series of discoveries in dietetics. This topic has always been popular, but here scientists seemed to have set out to bombard society with “new” and rather “non-standard” ideas.  “New” and “non-standard” in quotation marks because, in fact, their novelty is relative. And much of the joyfully presented by journalists as new scientific….

What does a glucometer measure?

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Immediately disappoint: no, not glitches! In fact, a glucometer is a device for measuring the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. According to recent years, diabetes is the third largest in the world after cardiovascular and oncological diseases.    In Russia, 3–4% of the population suffers from diabetes; in the USA and Europe , 4–5%. Although it seems to me that in Russia such a small percentage….

How to cook cutlets for a diabetic?

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As a matter of fact, diabetic meatballs are prepared in the same way as any other homemade meatballs: the prepared meat is formed into meatballs, which are then fried in a pan. If desired, then the patties can be stewed with sauce. The focus is different in the ingredients.    The fact that the “store” stuffing is prepared with the addition….

How does diabetes develop?

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Each person in the blood contains sugar (more precisely glucose) – a source of energy for the body. Normally, fasting blood sugar levels range from 3.3 to 5.5 millimoles per liter, in other units – 60-100 mg%. After a meal, it can rise to 7.8 mmol / L (140 mg%). this is also the norm. A constant increase in blood sugar above….

Endocrine disorders with ataxia of Friedreich. Causes of diabetes

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Approximately 40% of patients with Friedreich’s ataxia have impaired glucose tolerance; diabetes is observed in 10-20% of patients (Harding A.E., Hebinck J. et al.). Diabetes mellitus with Friedreich ataxia is mitochondrial in nature and is caused by pancreatic dysfunction and impaired insulin secretion (Fantus I. et al.). Moreover, in patients, as a rule, there are….

Diabetes as a cause of heart disease

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In patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), compared with patients without diabetes, there is an increased prevalence of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease (CHD), as well as higher rates of morbidity and mortality after acute coronary syndrome and myocardial infarction. An analysis of the data collected in the OASIS registry during an average of 2 years….

Diseases of the parathyroid gland on an ECG. Diabetes mellitus and pneumothorax on an ECG

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Almost all ECG changes detected in such processes occur as a result of changes in the concentration of extracellular calcium in the form of hypercalcemia or hypocalcemia. With hypoparathyroidism, the only obvious change is the lengthening of the QTc interval, which occurs due to the ST segment, since the duration of the T wave is….