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CLASSIFICATION OF DIABETES: MALNUTRITION RELATED DIABETES MELLITUS & GESTATIONAL DIABETES MALNUTRITION RELATED DIABETES MELLITUS

Posted on April 2nd, 2011, by admin

This rare type of diabetes is more commonly seen in Orissa, and southern India particular Kerala as well as in tropical countries. These are of two types in relations to malnutrition. (a) Fibro-calculus pancreatic disease: Fibro-calculus pancreatic diabetes occurs in young age with manifestation of malnutrition and history of upper abdominal pain due to stones [...]

THE G.I. FACTOR: IS IT BETTER TO EAT COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE LIKE STARCHES INSTEAD OF SIMPLE SUGARS?

Posted on May 8th, 2009, by admin

There are really no big distinctions between sugars and starches in either nutritional terms or in the G.I. sense. Some sugars such as fructose or fruit sugar have a low G.I. factor. Others, such as glucose, have a high G.I. factor. The most common sugar in our diet, ordinary table sugar (sucrose), has an intermediate [...]

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DIABETES: QUESTIONS ABOUT INSULIN TAKING AND INJECTIONS

Posted on April 28th, 2009, by admin

Can insulin be taken by mouth? No. It is destroyed by digestive juices and can be given only by injection. When I grow up to be an adult will I be able to be on tablets like other adult diabetics? Not according to our present knowledge about diabetes. Certainly some adults can be treated adequately [...]

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