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 …
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 …