Diabetes What Is it?
Understanding What Should My A1C Level Be?
What should my A1C level be? Diabetes is a progressive disease characterized by high blood sugar levels which if not well controlled can cause serious complications. It is important for patients to understand what an A1C is and what your A1C should be. An A1C is a blood test that can be conveniently completed at any time of the day as it does not require fasting. This test estimates your average blood sugar over the...
Learning About Hypoglycemia and Diabetes
Learn about Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Hypoglycemia is defined as having a blood glucose level less or equal to 70 mg/dL by American Diabetes Association (ADA). When blood levels drop to 70 mg/dL or below it causes palpitations, sweating, tremor, seizures, coma, and even rarely, death. Errors in medicating are among most cited causes of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes. Nocturnal hypoglycemia events are commonly associated with young type 1 diabetes patients rarely in type 2 diabetes. Hypoglycemic unawareness in...
Attention: Type 2 Diabetes, does it cause hair loss?
Type 2 Diabetes, does it cause hair loss? Hair loss is one of the phenomenon people fear the most especially among female population. Hair loss could be due to hereditary reason: such as male pattern baldness and female pattern hair loss caused by dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Some researchers have attempt to decrease DHT by chemical inhibition to stop the hair loss. Some hair loss is due to deficiencies in the immune system. Stress and insomnia often...
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