It is well-documented that there are over 6 crore diabetics in India. However, lost amongst the statistics is an important...
This is a valid concern for all parents who have a child with Type 1 diabetes. Lots of children with Type 1 diabetes have hypoglycemic conditions while sleeping at night. The symptoms are mild and the child may not wake up. This can become a severe condition if blood glucose levels drop further. Look for signs of hypoglycemia which include: Ø Cold skin Ø Fast breath Ø Tremors Ø Dry skin Ø Profuse sweating Ø Frequent moving while sleeping etc
My understanding is that the only thing we know for sure in this case is that alcohol lowers your blood suger levels. The medical community does seem to regard red wine as better for the heart than other alcohol, but there are a lot of other factors in play such as genes, other diets and lifestyle I suggest that you try replacing alcohol with red-win for a short period and record your vitals using some of the many mobile apps . Show the results to your doctor to see whether this would, in fact help you.
Yes, your diabetes risk decreases after you quit smoking. However, people who quit smoking have often reported an increase in their weight which increases your risk so keep an eye on your weight after quitting!
Monitor your blood-suger level before the exercise and keep a glucose snack ready incase the symptoms for low-blood sugar appear. Make sure you drink enough water and eat food before exercising.
High blood glucose is the main cause of erectile dysfunction, as it causes damage to nerves. The Autonomic nervous system is responsible for sexual stimuli and damage to these nerves causes reduced blood flow to the sexual organ, thus causing erectile dysfunction.