Coenzyme Q 10: A little Known Supplement That Yields Big Results

Diabetes is a progressively increasing menace and is a consequence of the modern lifestyle. According to WHO, there are 422 million adult diabetics in the world1. In spite of many drugs available in the market, to control diabetes and its complications, the search for newer and better treatment continues. One of the compounds which is […]

Pantothenic Acid: A New Combination For Treating Polyneuropathy

Symptoms of Diabetic Shock

It is possible to get peripheral neuropathy or polyneuropathy from a nutritional deficiency. There are several deficiencies that can ultimately cause polyneuropathy and it can be difficult to identify the actual cause of why the person has polyneuropathy. In polyneuropathy, several nerves in the body become inflamed, resulting in parasthesias (tingling sensations), decreased sensitivity to […]

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults

Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Traditionally, doctors recognized only three types of diabetes.  The first was type 1 diabetes, which mainly affected children and young adults.  The second was type 2 diabetes, which often occurs in a person who is older.  Gestational diabetes is another type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy.  Gestational diabetes looks a lot like type 2 diabetes […]

Type 1 Diabetes Causes

Diabetes and Blindness

No one knows the exact cause of type 1 diabetes. In the vast majority of patients who have type 1 diabetes, the disease is a result of a problem in the immune system. Normally the immune system helps fight off pathogens, such as viruses and bacteria. Instead of making antibodies to fight off pathogens, the […]

Insulin Types

Insulin Types

When insulin was first developed, animal sources of insulin were used, particularly bovine or porcine insulin (from cattle or pigs).  There were many complications of using these types of insulin, including allergies to animal insulin.  It was then when human insulin was described and was synthesized in the laboratory. In today’s time, the major insulin […]

Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides With Little or No Glycemic Effect in Type 2 Diabetics

Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides With Little or No Glycemic Effect in Type 2 Diabetics

Many doctors recommend fish oil, which is high in omega 3 fatty acids, to their diabetic patients. Fish oil generally comes from cold water ocean fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, and sardines. There are three different types of omega 3 fatty acids: 1) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), 2) docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and 3) alpha-linolenic acid. […]


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