What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus comes in many flavors type 1, type 2, gestational, and variations such as maturity onset diabetes in the young (MOOY) and latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood (LADA). What all of these disorders have in common is an inherent inability to self regulate the levels of blood glucose or cellular fuel in the body […]

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Fungal Infections

Fungal infections are caused by tiny parasitic yeasts and molds. Though the human body hosts a variety of fungi, bacteria, and other organisms on the skin, mucous membranes, and other body tissues, these microscopic beings normally keep each other in check, so that they don’t adversely affect your health. When something upsets this natural balance, […]

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Causes of Diabetes

Diabetes was once considered a malady of the affluent society. It is no longer so. Today, diabetes makes no distinction between the rich and the poor. It strikes men as well as women, young as well as old, urbanites as well as villagers. All the causative factors of diabetes have still not been discovered. Yet, […]

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Exercises and Yoga

Physical exercise is the second important mode of treatment in diabetes. Renowned Ayurvedic physician Maharshi Sushruta had advised diabetics to search for a cow lost in the forest. In other words he advised diabetics to flex their limbs. Today, however, forests are fast disappearing and cows are seldom lost. But there are several other ways […]

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Why Zetaclear is Useful?

We visit many places in our daily routine. We go to market, clinic, school, parks or any mall. These places look neat and clean. Somehow, they are not cleaned properly and we are not aware that we got infected by bacteria, fungus or any other microbes. These can affect us from anywhere but apparently, feet […]

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Obesity Statistics

Obesity Statistics: A Brief Report Obesity┬ácosts are estimated to have been $52 billion in 1995. This figure had risen to $75 billion in 2003. Some obesity statistics presented here reflect these numbers. Disease risks of being overweight or obese also have increased. More and more people are at risk of developing a chronic disease as […]

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Magnet Therapy For Diabetes

Among new modes of treatment, Magnet therapy occupies a very important place. Numerous evidences are pouring in from several research centres showing that Magnet therapy is highly effective in the treatment of many diseases. Diabetes can be controlled and its complications (e.g., atherosclerosis, high blood pressure and coronary artery disease) can be effectively prevented by […]

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Environmental Triggers

What exactly triggers the autoimmune system to self destruct is not clear, but studies have implicated several viable theories. Environmental toxins, a virus, or a medication may be the final physiological straw for someone genetically predisposed to the disease. As of early 2003, clinical studies had implicated fourteen different viruses in beta cell damage and […]

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Family History

Heredity plays a large part in the development of type 2 diabetes. If you have a first-degree relative with type 2 diabetes, your chances of developing the disease double. And there is a concordance rate of up to 90 percent among identical twins with type 2, meaning that in up to 90 percent of cases […]

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Not Just for Adults Anymore

Type 2 diabetes, once considered an “adults only” disease, is appearing in children and teens in epidemic proportions. In 2000, an expert panel of the American Diabetes Association estimated that on average 20 percent of newly diagnosed diabetes in children was type 2, and 85 percent of those children were obese. This alarming surge in […]

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