Oral Diabetes Medicines Information
Home glucose monitoring is the cornerstone of every diabetes management program. It allows the diabetic to learn and follow the day to day changes in their blood sugars and, in partnership with their physician, make any necessary changes in their treatment plan.
Periodically following up with a registered dietician can help to establish a successful, “carbohydrate-based” eating plan.
Regularly scheduled meals and physical activity can help to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar while, at the same time, improving overall blood sugar control.
It is imperative that the diabetic develop a safe, effective exercise prescription in conjunction with their physician.
Improvised surgery saved his life, and may lead to new options to treat type 1 diabetes. In the first operation of its kind, a wounded soldier whose damaged pancreas had to be removed was able to have his own insulin-producing islet cells transplanted back into him, sparing him from a life with the most severe form of type 1 diabetes.
In November 2009, 21-year-old Senior Airman Tre Porfirio was serving in a remote area of Afghanistan when an insurgent who had been pretending to be a soldier in the Afghan army shot him three times at close range with a high-velocity rifle.
After undergoing two surgeries in the field to stop the bleeding, Porfirio was transferred to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D. Read More ...
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