Author: Dr. Raghavendra L, MBBS MD (LABORATORY MEDICINE, AIIMS)
“However, the desired metabolic changes to reverse diabetes can be brought about only during a certain time period and this window of opportunity should be seized before the change becomes irreversible”
One tenth of the world’s population has diabetes. With the ever increasing cases of obesity, the stage is set for diabetes to assume pandemic proportions. To make it worse, one third of the cases is not diagnosed in early stages. Most individuals harbor elevated blood sugar levels for three to five years before it catches their attention.
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“Type 2 diabetes can affect anyone, usually middle aged and elderly men and women. People who are overweight or inactive are also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.”
This one is for folks who have been hearing about diabetes all along but neither had the energy nor the patience to digest tons of information available out there, to know what it actually means.
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Author: Dr. Latika Gupta MBBS, MD, DM (Clinical Immunology), Rheumatologist
“Pain in the lower back can be a harbinger of chronic arthritis of the spine in younger individuals, more so often, in men. This kind of pain is felt in the mornings or wee hours in the night and is associated with stiffness of the spine”
The bark of the “back ache” is always stronger than its bite. The pain makes it much worse than it actually is.
One in every four people has had a back ache at some point of time in his life. Its a professional hazard for dentists, engineers and farmers. Pain in the lower back starts off as a regular occurrence and people generally tend to move on with it by popping pills on and off. So, are these pills capable of eradicating back aches? Do we need to worry at all, or rather when should we start taking our back pain seriously?
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