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 …
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 …