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Holiday menu and alcohol for diabetes.

Alcohol in diabetes, none of the doctors will recommend you. This can be understood, because diabetes itself carries certain health risks. But we are all people, and periodically the soul asks for a holiday. What should a diabetic do? Ignore the invitation, or still come, but feel like a hermit? Let’s find out if you can drink alcohol with diabetes, which drink to choose and how much you can drink.[…]

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Causes, symptoms and treatment of thrush in women and men

Thrush is the most common reason for contacting a gynecologist. But we can not say that this problem concerns only the fair sex. Thrush in men, although it happens much less often, but it causes a lot of trouble. The first question is what to do, treat or not treat? And if treated, how? Women’s forums are full of a lot of questions about thrush, but always these questions are[…]

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The value of estrogens. How to increase or decrease the level of estrogens.

Estrogens are considered to be the main female hormones. They make a woman special and largely determine her attractiveness, charm and charm. And estrogens are very directly related to women’s health. Different periods of life from puberty to menopause are somehow associated with an excess or deficiency of estrogens. We will tell you about the effects of these hormones, and why they have such an impact on the beauty and[…]

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Effective treatment of type 2 diabetes.

The treatment of type 2 diabetes has different goals. We need to lower blood sugar, reduce the volume of adipose tissue, increase the sensitivity of cells to insulin, and if necessary, raise the level of this hormone. A prerequisite for the effectiveness of the treatment of diabetes mellitus is compliance with a low-carb diet and physical activity. There are several groups of drugs, the action of which is aimed at[…]

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Laboratory diagnostics of diabetes mellitus. WHO recommendations

Diagnosis of diabetes mellitus primarily consists in measuring the level of sugar in the blood. This study can be carried out both in a medical institution and at home with the help of a special device – a blood glucose meter. In addition to determining the level of sugar in the blood, there are several other methods for diagnosing diabetes mellitus – a glucose tolerance test, a test for glycated[…]

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Calculation of the bread units and the glycemic index of foods

Bread units and glycemic index of products should be under close attention of patients with diabetes mellitus.  Proper nutrition helps to reduce the risk of diabetes complications and reduce the dosage of drugs. At the same time, it is important to know which carbohydrates to give preference to, and which should be excluded. Especially for diabetics, there is a conventional unit of measurement of carbohydrates, which is called the bread[…]

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