Diabetes is a life long disease that is characterised by increased levels of sugar in the blood. It is either caused due to lack of insulin (a protein that regulates blood glucose levels) or due to lack of response to insulin produced by the body. Diabetes caused by lack of insulin is called type 1 diabetes. It develops due to fault in the genes that make insulin and is seen in young adults and teenagers. Diabetes caused by failure of response to insulin is called type 2 diabetes. It is more common type of diabetes and is found in adults. It is caused mainly due to lifestyle factors. Some of the common symptoms of diabetes are hunger, frequent urination and increased thirst. Factors like unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle and obesity are main contributing factors of type 2 diabetes. In fact, type 2 diabetes is one of the most common ‘lifestyle diseases’ which is plaguing people in the developed countries. Diabetes is also known to cause complications like heart diseases and hypertension. In this section you will find answers to all your queries regarding diabetes. For example, why is it difficult to manage diabetes, how often you should use a glucometer to monitor blood glucose levelcan you take honey if you are diabetic and much more. You can find a lot of helpful suggestions to prevent diabetes, reduce your risk of diabetes, natural remedies to control diabeteshealthy food choices for diabetics, etc. 


First aid tips for diabetic emergencies
- Ranita Ganguly
August 22, 2014 at 04:20pm
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Control your diabetes better with these 5 simple steps
- Shraddha Rupavate
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With increase in the cases of diabetics, there has been a rise in the effective and natural treatment options for diabetics.

Prevent Diabetes Tip – control your blood pressure
August 14, 2014 at 10:22am
Diabetes can be effectively prevented by maintaining your blood pressure levels within normal range.

Prevent Diabetes Tip – Consume whole grains
August 08, 2014 at 05:42pm
Add more whole grains in your diet to prevent diabetes and other health complications.

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