If you’ve been wondering what ketones are and what is a normal level of ketone in urine you should strive for, then this article is just for you!
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a severe complication of diabetes which arises when the body produces abnormally high levels of acids in the blood called ketones. It develops when the body is forced to break down fats for use as energy due to low sugar levels in the cells, which is the result of high blood […]
ICD stands for the International Code of Disease which is a diagnostic tool used worldwide for epidemiology, clinical, and health management purposes. That means it is the international standard used for reporting diseases and health situations in countries. It was designed originally to ease the classification of diseases by providing a method of codes for […]
So you may be wondering, what is type 1 diabetes, and how does it affect your immune system? Let’s take a quick look at the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Having diabetes at a young and tender age can be very frustrating for anyone. Imagine depriving a child of all the candies his peers can freely eat or having to monitor them every now and then for an insulin shot. This and even more is the nightmare of many suffering from juvenile diabetes as well […]
The level of what now? If this is your first time hearing or reading about it, don’t worry. We have you covered! Ketones are essentially a by-product of burning fat in the body. The presence of ketones in urine has been a topic of hot debate among ketogenic dieters and health experts. Some people say […]
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that can cause serious health problems if it’s not managed well. One of the most serious diabetes-related health problems is a condition called euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
Chewing gum has been with many people practically all their lives. Children like to chew colourful, sweet balls, and adults want to refresh their breath with a peppermint tease from time to time. Although the ancient Greeks already chewed pieces of the bark of the Pistacia lentiscus gum tree, the manufacture of gum was patented […]
Being vigilant when it comes to choosing the types of food you eat when you are a diabetic, is extremely important. There is really no room to play and trade out some foods for others. All foods are based on a glycemic index when it comes to Diabetes.