Proper positioning and good attachment for adequate breastfeeding.
In our previous article we have discussed about importance of mother’s milk. And you are convinced. Trying hard to feed your baby. But your baby is not getting enough milk or not growing as per expectation.  Hence arises the question of adequate breast feeding. Have you ensured proper positioning and good attachment ?? Do you think that your baby is …
Weaning is essential to meet Child’s nutritional needs
Weaning means giving other foods along with breast feeding after 6 months of age. Our previous article shows that our babies needs nothing but exclusive breast feeding till 6 months after birth. We already have discussed about disadvantage of artificial feeding too. But today we will see some advantages of extra foods along with breast feeding. These are Weaning or …
Hypoglycemia: Most common complication of Diabetes
Hypoglycemia is defined arbitrarily as blood glucose less than 3.5 mmol/l or 70mg/dl with clinical features of neuroglycopenia and autonomic over activity. Glucose is an obligate metabolic fuel for the brain  under physiological conditions. It requires a virtually continuous supply of glucose from the circulation. Because the brain cannot synthesize glucose, or utilize physiologic concentrations of circulating non-glucose fuels effectively. …
Insulin Aspart: A rapid acting insulin analog
Insulin Aspart is a recombinant rDNA, rapid acting insulin analog. It is being used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes in adult, adolescents and in children of 2-17 years of age. Unlike natural human insulin it differs from natural human insulin in the substitution of amino acid proline with aspartic acid at position B28. It reduces the tendency to …
Dengue Fever : Criteria, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Dengue fever is caused by flavi virus. Some species of Aedes mosquito are responsible for causing dengue. It may be Classical dengue or Dengue Haemmoragic fever. Aedes mosquitoes have several species, Aedes aegypti and Albopictus are worth mentioning for causing dengue. Dengue fever is now a global problem. People from Central America, Mexico, South East Asia and Africa are suffering …
Smoker women more often develop seizure than non-smoker women
Do you know Women who smoke may have a higher risk of developing seizures than non-smoker?? A new study suggests that among more than 100,000 U.S. women in a long-running health study, current smokers were between two and three times more likely than non-smokers to suffer a seizure over 16 years. Current smokers did not clearly show a higher risk …
Control diabetes in children: Regular exercise, proper diet and medication
There is no permanent cure for diabetes but it can be controlled. Adequate food, regular exercise and diabetic medication, all are needed to control diabetes effectively. Family support, daily care and treatment help to control diabetes in children so that a child can lead a healthy, active, and fun-filled life. Children with type 2 diabetes can control blood sugar by …
What are the common symptoms of diabetes in children and adults ?
First of all we need to know what is diabetes? What are the common diabetes symptoms? Diabetes is a disorder of the metabolism described as high levels of blood glucose caused by a imperfection in creating insulin, failure to respond to insulin’s effects (insulin resistance), or both. Now we will learn about common diabetes symptoms. In addition we need little …