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Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Introduction Type 2 diabetes mellitus consists of a series of dysfunctions characterized by hyperglycaemia and resulting from the combination of insulin resistance, inadequate insulin secretion and excessive or inappropriate glucagon secretion. Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes is associated with a number of microvascular complications (retinal, kidney and possibly neuropathic diseases), macrovasculars (coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease) and neuropathic (damage to the autonomic and peripheral nerves). Unlike patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2 patients are absolutely not dependent on insulin throughout their lives, as they retain the ability to secrete endogenous insulin, so they may need insulin but...

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6 Simple Tips To Weight Loss For Modern Womens

6 Simple Tips To Weight Loss For Modern Womens

With more and more women participating in the socialization division of labor, along with the huge work pressure, as well as the busy life, health problems have become a topic of concern to women in modern society. Among these health problems, weight loss is a particular concern for every modern woman, especially those who love beauty, and many chronic diseases are inextricably linked to obesity. Studies have shown that there are causes of overweight. such as developmental determining factors, genetic factors, gender and age. Of course, there are many other factors that can cause obesity. Today we're exploring a few...

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Stories Of COVID-19: Chronic Disease Care Is Essential Care

Stories Of COVID-19: Chronic Disease Care Is Essential Care

This post is part of a Health Affairs Blog short series, “Stories of COVID-19.” The series presents first-person accounts from patients and providers that highlight policy issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic and response. For longer-form personal essays about health care, read our long-running Narrative Matters series in the journal. Nine months ago, I was driving home from Philadelphia in tears. Everything seemed out of control—from the stupid argument I had with my husband that morning to my doctor sending his unprepared physician assistant in lieu of himself. She told me my test result suggested cancer. I sat in the...

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How Fiber Helps Control High Blood Sugar

How Fiber Helps Control High Blood Sugar

Harvard University has conducted two large-scale studies on the relationship between cellulose and diabetes, each time more than 40,000 people participated. Studies have confirmed that people who regularly eat high-fat, low-fiber foods have a two-fold higher risk of diabetes than those who regularly eat low-fat, high-fiber foods. It is also rumored among Chinese people that dietary fiber can not only lose weight but also lower three highs. So what is the inextricable relationship between dietary fiber and diabetes?        First of all, let us popularize the relationship between dietary fiber and blood sugar. Definition and classification of dietary fiber       ...

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