Diabetes Basics

Genetics Of Diabetes

Genetics play a key role in development of diabetes. Let us take a closer look at how your genes can influence the development of diabetes.

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Determining Diabetes, Its Causes, and Symptoms

Diabetes Mellitus or Diabetes is a disease that afflicts millions of people throughout the world today. This is a metabolic anomaly in which the body is not able to regulate the level of glucose in the blood and the urine. It is not able to regulate the level of glucose primarily because of either a lack of insulin or because the body has developed a resistance to insulin.

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Diabetes May Be A Cause Of Memory Loss!

One of the debilitating effects of diabetes can be memory loss. This can be a very distressing situation for diabetic patients to deal with. Memory loss on account of old age is inevitable. However if relatively young people have to deal occasional bouts of  memory loss on account of diabetes, then definitive action needs to be taken to tackle the situation.

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Know Your Diabetes

A low blood sugar level means that the amount of glucose in the blood has dropped below what the body needs to function efficiently. Normally blood sugar levels fluctuate throughout the day, between meals, after meals, and during physical activity.

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Obesity may be the Cause for Diabetes!

If we look at the percentage of Obese people in the US and the percentage of people who are suffering from diabetes, then empirical evidence by itself suggests that there may not be only a high degree of co-relation between the two, but also a high degree of causation.

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