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Complications of Diabetes

Over time, high blood sugar levels in diabetes lead to changes in blood vessels and nerves of the eyes, kidneys, heart and other organs, and can be the cause of various diseases. One of the most common complications of diabetes is diabetic polyneuropathy. It is also reported in prediabetes, and manifested by unpleasant sensations primarily in[...]

Diet for people with diabetes

A person who has diabetes thinks that he/she has a “severe” disease (temptation), precisely because he/she does not know what to eat. Nutrition has to be learned, patiently with calculation and self-control. There is no forbidden or allowed food. The most important thing is to master the quantity. For proper nutrition, mathematics is needed. Here’s[...]

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a set of cardiovascular risk factors, whose association increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. It is recognized in 1 of 5 people, and the frequency increases with age. Does it matter if you have metabolic syndrome? Yes! It brings a 5 times higher risk for type 2 diabetes[...]

New medications for diabetes

These new medications prolong life and provide quality of life. How? In many ways. At the same time, they effectively reduce blood sugar level, but they also reduce weight and blood pressure. They protect the heart and kidneys. They postpone death. But the first question is how many types of new medications are there? There[...]


Girls and women with oGTT (oral glucose tolerance test) with insulinemia, are often referred to the endocrinologist. Interestingly, endocrinologist rarely request analysis of insulin during an OGTT. These are most frequently done by gynecologists, discovering signs of polycystic ovaries on ovarian ultrasound. So, what is insulin? Insulin is a hormone consisting of 51 amino acids.[...]

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