by Internet Medical Society
Pregnancy in diabetic patients is possible but complicated. Managing your blood sugar levels is definitely not a cakewalk, especially when you are dealing with hormonal changes. Unmanaged diabetes can pose health risks for mother and baby.
For instance, the organs of a baby start to form in the first few weeks of pregnancy. So,…Continue
Diabetic neuropathy is severe nerve damage that affects your feet, blood vessels, urinary system, and other important organs. It’s caused by high blood sugar levels. People suffering from diabetes, especially those who have had diabetes for over 25 years, are at higher risk of nerve damage.
Basically, it is a complication of diabetes that is highly likely to occur in people with a poor diabetes management plan and a sedentary lifestyle. Research by Mayo Clinic shows that 50% of…Continue
The diabetic patient knows the effects of good and bad carbs on their glucose levels. Each carb has a different impact on your blood glucose, which is why the Glycemic index is used to figure out the effect of certain foods (containing carbohydrates) on your blood sugar level. These foods are then ranked according to their potential of increasing blood glucose levels.
In simple words, the glycemic index helps you measure the carb count in foods, thus making it easier for you to choose…Continue
The most common complication that is highly likely to arise from diabetes mellitus is cardiovascular disease. And, atherosclerosis is one such serious and incurable issue, especially when it reaches the advanced stage.
In fact, cardiovascular issues are considered the primary causes of death among diabetic patients. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to many serious health problems, which is why the doctors advise you to keep your blood sugar levels in check. Let’s discuss a few common…Continue