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Indications For Insulin Administration In Diabetic Patients!

By Dr. B Ramya , Diabetology Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the pancreas in our body. It is this Insulin that drives blood glucose into the cells of the body and keeps the blood sugar levels under control. Diabetes occurs when there is inadequacy in Insulin secretion, action or both.…

Insulin – Myths And Facts!

By Dr. Arun Kumar Singh,Endocrinology Many diabetics are prescribed insulin injections. Though insulin is a common form of treatment for diabetes, there are a number of myths surrounding it. Let’s take a closer look at some of these myths. Myth 1: Insulin is required only for those people who do not…

What You Need To Know About Insulin – Get The Basics!

By Dr. Rachna Mazumder, Endocrinology Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells to…

Diabetes – Tips To Maintain A Healthy Diet And Lifestyle!

By Dr. Ritu Singh, Dietitian/Nutritionist Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a progressive metabolic disorder caused due to the lack of the hormone, ‘insulin’, in the body. It can be characterised by hallmark signs such as hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar). It is important for a diabetic person to keep his/her diet and lifestyle healthy…

Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes: What You Should Know

By Dr. C M Batra, Endocrinology, In spite of being a very common disease, every patient of diabetes has a unique method of treatment. In the rarest of cases, if the condition is not treated, it can result in a large number of complicated situations. Usual treatments include maintenance of a healthy…

A Guide To Insulin – All You Need To Know

By Dr. Vishal Garg, Endocrinology, Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells to…

A Guide to Insulin Therapy

By Dr. Ravindra Chhajed, Endocrinology, Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells…

Diabetes – How Homeopathy Helps To Treat It?

By Dr Sanket Gupta , Homeopathy Diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by high blood sugar levels in the body. It is a metabolic disorder that leads to various symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst and increased hunger. It is either caused by reduced sensitivity of the body to…

All You Need to Know About Insulin

By Dr. Anurag Bajpai, Endocrinology Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells…

A Guide to Insulin – What You Need to Know?

Dr. Sunita Sayammagaru, Endocrinology Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells to…