by Internet Medical Society
Hyperglycemia is the medical term used for high blood sugar levels. A sudden rise in blood sugar levels can put you at a high risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)—a medical emergency that needs immediate treatment. It’s better to seek medical help immediately if you notice the signs of high blood sugar. The symptoms of DKA include mouth dryness, nausea, vomiting, and shortness of breath.
However, these complications can be prevented easily if you take the necessary steps to control…Continue
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 88 million Americans are at risk of pre-diabetes and 84% of this population doesn’t identify the condition.
Your blood sugar levels are higher than usual in pre-diabetes, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. Here are a few lesser-known signs of pre-diabetes you should know.
One of the common signs of diabetes is blurry vision, but…Continue
People suffering from pre-diabetic symptoms or those with a family history of diabetes often have this question. Can you prevent type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, obesity, and other conditions associated with diabetes by changing your mealtime? There have been many studies that show that altering the meal times can affect your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and controlling the blood sugar level in people suffering from diabetes.
Genetics is not the only risk factor for diabetes. Your…Continue
One of the common problems faced by diabetic patients in today’s modern age is denial. Many people are simply not ready to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, while others don’t take the disease seriously. Denial is often a way for people to cope with the stress that occurs due to a chronic illness. However, accepting the diagnosis is the first step to an effective treatment for any chronic health problem.
If the denial reaches a point where the patient shows careless behavior and…Continue