Diabetese Guide

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What is diabetes?

A diagnosis of diabetes:

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A diagnosis of diabetes is made when any three of these tests is positive, followed by a second positive test on a different day:

  • Fasting plasma glucose of greater than or equal to 126 mg/dl with symptoms of diabetes.
  • Casual plasma glucose (taken at any time of the day) of greater than or equal to 200 mg/dl with the symptoms of diabetes.
  • Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) value of greater than or equal to 200 mg/dl measured at a two-hour interval. The OGTT is given over a three-hour timespan.

What complications may be associated with type 1 diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes can cause different problems, but there are three key complications:

  1. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar; sometimes called an insulin reaction) occurs when blood sugar drops too low.

  2. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) occurs when blood sugar is too high, and can be a sign that diabetes is not well controlled.

  3. Ketoacidosis (diabetic coma) is loss of consciousness due to untreated or under-treated diabetes.

Treatment for type 1 diabetes:
Specific treatment will be determined by your physician(s) based on:

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  • your age, overall health, and medical history
  • extent of the disease
  • your tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies
  • expectations for the course of the disease
  • your opinion or preference

People with type 1 diabetes must have daily injections of insulin to keep the blood sugar level within normal ranges. Other parts of the treatment protocol may include:

Foods like cloves and cinnamon stimulate the production of Insulin. Use these twice a day.

  • appropriate foods to manage blood sugar level.
  • exercise to lower and help the body use blood sugar.
  • regular blood testing for blood-sugar levels.
  • regular urine testing for ketone levels.

We consider diabetes a autoimmune disease. Caused by antibodies against the insulin producing beta islet cells.

Journal of clinical virology 2005 Jun;33(2):158-67.
Simultaneous type 1 diabetes onset in mother and son coincident with an enteroviral infection.
Maria H, Elshebani A, Anders O, Torsten T, Gun F.

Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Enterovirus (EV) infections have been implicated in the development of type 1 diabetes. (T1D). They may cause beta-cell destruction either by cytolytic infection of the cells or indirectly by triggering the autoimmune response. Virus was isolated from a woman at diagnosis of T1D (Tuvemo 1) and in addition, virus was isolated from her son at diagnosis of T1D at the same day (Tuvemo 2). None of the isolates could initially be serotyped by conventional methods. The Tuvemo 1 virus was genotyped and after sub-cultivation it was also serotyped as Coxsackievirus B5. The mother revealed antibodies against GAD65. The boy and the father both revealed a significant increase in neutralization antibody titre against two strains of CBV-4, clearly indicating a recent or ongoing EV infection. In addition, the brother showed such a titre rise against another CBV-4 strain (E2) and against a CBV-5 strain (4429). These results show that the whole family had a proven EV infection at the time of T1D diagnosis of the mother and the 10-years-old boy, indicating that the infection might cause or accelerate the T1D.

PMID: 15911432 [PubMed - in process]
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