Type 2 diabetes in old age

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Age-related changes in glucose tolerance are characterized by the following trends. After 50 years for each subsequent 10 years: • fasting glycemia increases by 0.055 mmol / l (1 mg%); • glycemia 2 hours after a meal increases by 0.5 mmol / L (10 mg%). Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in old age • Diagnostic….

Diabetes mellitus and methods of its treatment

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease with a possible inherited predisposition, timely detected only in one third of the population suffering from it and dangerous due to its complications with characteristic lesions of the body, coma and coronary artery disease. The current level of medicine and the consistent treatment of diabetes mellitus help to avoid the negative….

5 innocent habits that will lead you to diabetes

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Everyone knows that a disease is easier to prevent than to fight it. What should be avoided so that diabetes will forever remain beyond the boundaries of your personal reality? People tend to single out the main thing from a large volume of information, and this is wonderful. But not always. So, for example, everyone knows the main….

First aid for diabetic coma

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Diabetes mellitus, if it is improperly treated or if the disease is in an advanced stage, often ends in a coma. Coma, translated into Russian, means “deep sleep”. But unlike real deep sleep, a person cannot be brought out of it by any external stimuli (light, sound, etc.) There are two diabetic comas: hypoglycemic, due to a….

Glycemic control during pregnancy in women with diabetes

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Glycemia control (blood glucose level) for people with diabetes is currently a daily routine, such as washing or eating. However, it is structured [1] self-monitoring of blood glucose that gives the patient and the doctor an understanding of the individual effects of various foods, insulin doses and physical activity on blood glucose and the ability to correctly change treatment….

Diabetes mellitus: a disease of one person or the whole family?

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Only 3/4 of the relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus ask them about the results of a visit to the doctor, and this is where their involvement in the problem and support end. At the same time, people with diabetes, their relatives and doctors unanimously agree on the importance and necessity of supporting patients from the close circle. This is evidenced by the results of a survey in which 800 people from 7 cities of Russia took….

Type 2 diabetes: treatment guidelines (part 3)

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In previous articles, we began to talk about the principles of treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). In this article, we continue the discussion of drugs that are used in the treatment of this disease. Thiazolidinediones     Thiazolidinediones reduce insulin resistance in adipose, muscle tissue and the liver, increasing the level of transcription of insulin-sensitive genes in the cells of these tissues. Advantages: thiazolidinediones….

Diabetes mellitus: an active lifestyle

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A sedentary lifestyle, stress, smoking, changes in the structure of nutrition (the ubiquity of fast food) – all these “joys of life” of a modern person are the main risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes. But, if type 1 diabetes is incurable, then type 2 diabetes can be quite successfully fought. With a proper diet, moderate….

Diabetes Advice

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Diabetes is a very insidious disease that can provoke the development of a mass of other ailments. It is known that for most patients, the slogan “Life without sugar!” Becomes an indisputable motto, but is it possible to do something else, except refusing sweets, in order to ease your fate? We picked up some tips from different experts.  Read….

Diabetes mellitus: basic information

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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common diseases. So in 2011 there were already more than 366 million people with diabetes in the world, and by 2025 their number could increase to 552 million 1 , experts at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) predict. From the depths of centuries When did diabetes first appear? There is no….