Diabetes, Insulin aur Hum

Oh no! This shirt would get dirty. Dude! you know what you are doing, right? Dr. Conscience (PhD in condescension) Now what is your problem? I think you have forgotten! Might have to remind you. *to the audience* You listen as well! The issue is, that everything we eat is mostly composed of 3 major…

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus occurs when the body doesn’t produce adequate amounts of insulin or becomes less responsive to insulin. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas with many functions, but its main purpose is to tell cells to take up glucose from the bloodstream. Glucose is the main energy source for the body’s cells and…

Could a Vaccine Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

[♪ INTRO] Measles, mumps, and polio, these are things we can prevent with a vaccine. But scientists are looking to add a surprising entry to that list: Type 1 diabetes. Which, unlike the others, is not an infectious disease. You can’t share a sugar-free soda with your diabetic friend and suddenly lose your ability to…

Diabetes Made Simple

Type 2 Diabetes When the average, healthy person eats food the body breaks some of it down into sugar Insulin, secreted by the pancreas is responsible for moving the sugar from the bloodstream into the cells where it is converted into energy. If we constantly eat too much food large quantities of sugar are created…

Diabetes type 1 and type 2 definition and facts

diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar glucose in the blood insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose absence or insufficient production of insulin or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes the two types of diabetes are referred to as Taiwan and type-2 former…

15 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Brainy Dose Presents: 15 Signs You’re Eating TOO MUCH Sugar Sugar is sweet and delicious; and it triggers the pleasure sensors in our brains – but eating too much of it, can result in scary health risks. And while it may seem easy to rid yourself of foods with high sugar values – like cake…

Beta Cells and Diabetes at UC Davis

It’s fascinating that there’s this clump of cells in the pancreas that’s called the islet that contains all the cells necessary to regulate glucose homeostasis appropriately. And, it is also of pressing concern, because there’s this epidemic of diabetes going on. There’s 25 million people with type 2 diabetes just in the US alone. There…