Diabetes today is not a sentence

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Diabetes is ranked third in the world in mortality in developed countries. Today, there are about 150 million people suffering from this disease all over the world, and, according to the World Health Organization, this figure could increase to 300 million by 2025. While diabetes is incurable, but to improve the quality of life of….

How to determine diabetes without home tests

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Description and symptoms of diabetes Diabetes is a systemic disease associated with impaired insulin activity and the absorption of glucose by the body. There are two main types of illness. The first type is insulin-dependent diabetes. This type of disease is characterized by a lack of insulin – due to the fact that insulin is not produced by….

Surgical complications of diabetes. Part 1

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If a patient with diabetes regularly takes insulin or sugar-reducing tablets prescribed by a doctor, and also follows a rational diet, then he may feel fit and relatively healthy for a long time. However, the violation of the diet and taking drugs, as well as stress and alcohol abuse can cause a decrease in the….

How many years can you live with diabetes?

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There are two main types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes (10% of total number of patients with diabetes mellitus) – An autoimmune disease in which the pancreas stops producing the hormone insulin, which is necessary for reducing blood sugar. Ailment usually occurs in childhood or adolescence (the peak incidence falls on 12 years old). Type 2 diabetes….

Is diabetes inherited?

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Among all the causes of diabetes, hereditary predisposition is in the first place. There are other factors: obesity, stress, disease of the pancreas, alcoholism and others. These reasons can somehow be prevented and even eliminated, and it is pointless to fight against heredity. It is not the disease itself that is inherited, but its susceptibility to the defeat….

Smart pump will save diabetics from coma

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Insulin pump of a new generation reduces the risk of hypoglycemic coma in diabetics The threshold sensor, which supplied the insulin pump, allows in the case of low glucose to suspend the flow of insulin. The first message about the successful use of such a system was made by American scientists. Type I diabetes mellitus is….

What is cerebrovascular disease and how is it treated?

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Every year, 6 million people worldwide suffer a stroke, and often it is a consequence of cerebrovascular disease (CSD). The latter – one of the main medical problems in developed countries, affects not only the elderly – every year she gets younger. The diagnosis of ” Cerebrovascular disease ” – what is it? Cerebrovascular disease is a lesion….

Diabetes mellitus and myocardial infarction

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In the era of thrombolytic therapy, the prognosis for patients with diabetes mellitus with myocardial infarction remains unfavorable, and the death rate from myocardial infarction in this category of patients is still significantly higher in the presence of diabetes. Increased mortality in patients with diabetes is due to various mechanisms affecting the function and blood supply….

Type 2 diabetes and pancreas

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Remark the last 5 years, I and my assistants had the opportunity to interview more than 5,000 patients with type 2 diabetes. Very often during the conversation I had to hear: So you are a doctor, can cure my pancreas? Unfortunately, not only patients, but even many doctors confuse the causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The main….

Visual impairment in diabetes

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It is sad, but in recent years, patients with diabetes mellitus are increasingly visiting an eye specialist. But still more regrettable that basically the cause such visits are directions endocrinologists on inspection eye bottom. But on their own initiative, our office is rarely seen by anyone. And in vain. Patients simply not are aware the whole importance such a research, and therefore neglect to them. But in the group the sick sugar diabetes includes both young and old, and people medium years. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diseases of the endocrine system. Disease dangerous the fact that at her arise heavy violations practically in of all organs and systems of our organism. In her basis lies generalized defeat vessels. During the….