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DIABETES MELLITUS – SERIES 5

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 5 The complications of diabetes may arise suddenly or over a long period. It affects almost every organ in the body from the head to the foot.  ACUTE COMPLICATIONS  Complications that arise suddenly are Hyperglycaemia: This is when blood sugar increases to very high levels. This may be caused by infections, stopping […]

DIABETES MELLITUS – SERIES 4

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 4 The aim of the treatment of diabetes is to maintain blood glucose levels within a normal range,prevent complications, and observe complications (if any) early and treat them.Management of diabetes goes beyond just popping pills. In fact, a greater part of thetreatment involves changes in your lifestyle and diet. Dietary controlThis calls […]

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 3

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 3 Having discussed the causes, types, and prevention of diabetes, this article will discuss thesymptoms and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.Symptoms of diabetes mellitusDiabetes is one disease that almost always has symptoms. Symptoms result from highsugar levels in your bloodstream, which may eventually start to seep into your urine.Excessive sugar also reduces your […]

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 2

DIABETES MELLITUS SERIES 2 Now you know what diabetes is and what causes it as discussed in series 1. This article will focus on the types of diabetes, what increases your likelihood of having it and how to prevent it. We appreciate your comments in the previous series, please keep it up and feel free to seek clarification […]

DIABETES MELLITUS

DIABETES MELLITUS Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease in which the amount of sugar in your blood is higher than normal. Chronic means that it is a long-lasting disease that doesn’t go away completely. Sometimes called diabetes for short, the term diabetes mellitus is specific for what some have referred to colloquially as ‘sugar disease’. […]