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Diabetes – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes can strike anyone, anytime at any age. No one is secure from it and now days this disease is increasing among the people. Diabetes is like a slow poison, it destroys one’s body in a slow and steady manner. Mostly it affects the functioning of Heart and Kidneys.

In case of women, there is a type of diabetes that strikes the pregnant women in their pregnancy and it appears at the time of birth of their child but it becomes threatening for their future life as these women may become permanent patient of diabetes in later years.

Here are some latest researches and information on Diabetes, which are really important for the Diabetic patients.

  • A research has found that Vitamin D can help in preventing the Diabetes in people, who are at high risk of developing this disease.

A research of Tufts Medical Center in Boston tells that there are many implications of Vitamin D because they are inexpensive.

In study of 2,000 people with the Prediabetes tell that if there is higher level of Vitamin D in Blood, the chances of development of Type 2 Diabetes lowers. A researcher Pittas presented these results in the annual meeting of American Diabetes Association.

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Type 1 Diabetes – Treated by Artificial Pancreas

A study published in BMJ Online First shows that Computer- Assisted Device can control Blood Sugar. A new device named as “Artificial Pancreas” is invented that can treat the type 1 Diabetes. It can control this disease very well.

This device can control Blood Sugar overnight and drops the level of Diabetes. Previously Insulin was used to reduce the Blood Sugar level with very less efforts. Now technological advances have led to the devices that monitor Blood Sugar and Insulin level. This device has the capability to better control both of these factors.
The research shows that type 1Diabetes in children can be better control with this device during night.

Glucose Control

Nighttime attacks of low Blood Sugar and Hypoglycemia are common in patients having type 1Diabetes which can cause sudden death.

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Juvenile Diabetes: Understand What Your Little One Going Through

type1diabetesGone are the days when only a particular age of people was suffering from diabetes. Today even children and surprisingly even infants are identified with high blood sugar disease. Several research studies indicate that at least seventeen in every hundred thousand children are suffering from diabetes.

Diabetes is actually categorized into two types, the “Type-1 Diabetes” and the “Type-2 Diabetes”. Type-1 diabetes is said to develop when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin that is required to break the glucose, which is present in blood. The prime cause of development of ‘type-2 diabetes’ has been found is the insulin produced by the pancreas that does not have the power of resistance, or in other words is not effective.

Common Causes of Diabetes among Children

Children are affected by both ‘type-1 diabetes’ as well as ‘type 2 diabetes’. Earlier, majority of the children were suffering from the type-1 diabetes, however, currently children with suffering from type-2 diabetes are on rise.

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