DPP-4 Inhibitors (Gliptins):Uses,Dosages,Side-effects & Brand

DPP-4 Inhibitors (Gliptins): The dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors are newer oral tablets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4)  inhibit the breakdown of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and increase the incretin influence[...]

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SGLT2 Inhibitors

SGLT2 Inhibitors:Uses,Dosages,Side-effects & Brand

SGLT2 Inhibitors: Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are a new group of oral medications accepted for treating type 2 diabetes. SGLT2 inhibitors that are FDA-approved for use with diet and exercise, they can improve glycemic control[...]

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Metformin:Side Effects, Dosages & Brand

Metformin: Metformin is an oral antidiabetic drug, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. Metformin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar[...]

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Type 2 Diabetes Medication

Type 2 Diabetes: Treatment for diabetes aims to maintain blood glucose levels as normal as possible and control symptoms to prevent health problems occurring later in life.People with type 2 diabetes are often given medications[...]

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Type 1 Diabetes Medication

Type 1 Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes mellitus, is a disease in which the pancreas produces too little insulin to meet the body’s needs. Treatment of type 1 diabetes is to keep a balance of the[...]

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Diabetic Maculopathy symptoms

Diabetic Maculopathy:Symptoms,Causes & Treatment

Diabetic Maculopathy: The macula is the central area of the retina. Diabetic maculopathy is a condition that can result from retinopathy. Diabetic maculopathy is when the macula sustains some form of damage, the part of the[...]

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Diabetic Retinopathy:Symptoms,Causes,Treatment & Surgery

Diabetic Retinopathy: Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the retina of the eye and is a leading cause of blindness. It affects up to 80 percent of people[...]

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Diabetic Nephropathy:Causes,Symptoms & Treatment

Diabetic Nephropathy: Diabetic nephropathy is a type of progressive kidney disease that may occur people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It manifests as slowly progressive albuminuria with worsening hypertension and renal insufficiency. Diagnosis is[...]

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ketone level

Ketone Levels in Urine-Blood;Symptoms & Management

Ketone: The human body essentially runs on glucose, If your body is low on glucose,  your body starts breaking down fats for energy. Ketones (chemically recognized as ketone bodies) are by-products of the breakdown of fatty[...]

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Diabetes & Blood Sugar

Fasting Blood Sugar Normal for a person without diabetes   70–99 mg/dl (3.9–5.5 mmol/L) Someone with diabetes   80–130 mg/dl (4.4–7.2 mmol/L)

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