Gestational Diabetes, Animation

Gestational diabetes is a transient form of diabetes mellitus some women may acquire during pregnancy. Diabetes refers to high levels of blood glucose, commonly known as blood sugar. Glucose is the major energy source of the body. It comes from digestion of carbohydrates and is carried by the bloodstream to the body’s cells. But glucose…

Can salty water prevent dehydration from diarrhea?

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Woman’s Doctor: Causes of persistent headaches

THAT, WE HAVE IT FOR YOU ON OUR WBAL-TV APP. IN TONIGHT’S WOMAN’S DOCTOR, MOST OF THE TIME A HEADACHE GOES AWAY AFTER A FEW HOURS BUT SOMETIMES THEY SEEM TO LAST FOREVE THOSE PERSISTENT HEADACHES CAN BE CAUSED BY TAKING TOO MANY OVER THE COUNTER PAIN KILLERS. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY CAN ALSO BE THE…

What is Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which glucose, or sugar levels, are above normal in the blood. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose that our bodies use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin that helps glucose get into the cells of our…