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Insulin and how does it impact the body

Not everyone is aware of the primary function of the pancreas, but what this often overlooked organ does is produce one of the most important hormones needed for the well-being of our body: Insulin. The insulin hormone produced by the pancreas  helps in maintaining normal blood glucose level. Glucose is produced by the body after the consumption of carbohydrates, and

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Insulin and how does it impact the body

Not everyone is aware of the primary function of the pancreas, but what this often overlooked organ does is produce one of the most important hormones needed for the well-being of our body: Insulin. The insulin hormone produced by the pancreas  helps in maintaining normal blood glucose level. Glucose is produced by the body after the consumption of carbohydrates, and

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

People with diabetes have an elevated risk of heart disease, which develops at a much earlier age, and are two to four times more likely to succumb to heart disease as compared to those who are non-diabetic. But through diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, it is possible to maintain a healthy heart. Did you know, that nearly two-thirds of people

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes mellites is an epidemic of modern civilization. With the modern technology, comfort and convenience has come, but the well-being and health is taken away. Increase in the sedentary lifestyle has led to increased incidence of many diseases. Diabetes is one of them. Diabetes is not just a disease of high sugar levels as perceived conventionally. Many metabolic and vascular

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Common questions about Diabetes

What is diabetes and what are the different types of diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic ‘lifestyle disorder’ in which a person has high blood sugar caused by discrepancies in the production and action of insulin. The pancreas either does not produce enough insulin or the body is unable to effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced

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The effect of Diabetes in the UAE

The International Diabetes Federation states that 415 million people globally have diabetes. As per research conducted by the International Diabetes Federation, 19.3% of the population in UAE are living with Diabetes. Diabetes is extremely common these days. Earlier it was seen in people above the age of 50. These days there are innumerable cases of youngsters who have diabetes. There

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