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  • Blood Sugar in Our Body and Diabetes

    Blood sugar mainly refers to the blood glucose in the body. For normal persons, the level of blood sugar is steady. After meal, the level of blood sugar will be a little higher, which will not be higher than 180mg/dl. The FBG( fasting blood sugar) is steady relatively, which is 70-110mg/dl(3.9-6.1mmol/L). All the energy the body needs comes from glucose
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by ckdsite on Tue, Jul 17 2012
  • How Diabetes Cause Kidney Disease

    Long-time diabetes can cause various complications and one of them is kidney disease . The pathological mechanism goes as follows: When our bodies metabolize the protein we take in, the process creates waste products. In the kidneys, millions of tiny blood vessels (capillaries) with even tinier holes in them act as filters. As blood flows through the
    Posted to Beating Diabetes Burnout (Forum) by ckdsite on Mon, Jul 2 2012
  • How Long Can I Live on Dialysis with Diabetes

    How long can I live on dialysis with diabetes ? Some diabetes patients who are under dialysis ask this question. Generally, when patients begin to take dialysis, it indicates that kidney is damaged. Patients are suffering from diabetes kidney disease or diabetic nephropathy. In general, in most of countries in the world, kidney disease patients begin
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Wed, Jun 20 2012
  • Sweet Taste in Mouth

    Why is there sweet taste in mouth ? Is it a sign of diabetes? Sweet taste in mouth can indeed be seen in patients with diabetes. As we know, diabetes have three typical symptoms, increased thirst, increased hunger and increased urine. Due to high blood sugar, internal secretion becomes out of order, which stimulate the taste bud in the tongue. In this
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Wed, Jun 20 2012
  • How Long Can I Live on Dialysis with Diabetes

    How long can I live on dialysis with diabetes ? Some diabetes patients who are under dialysis ask this question. Generally, when patients begin to take dialysis, it indicates that kidney is damaged. Patients are suffering from diabetes kidney disease or diabetic nephropathy. In general, in most of countries in the world, kidney disease patients begin
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by ckdsite on Fri, Jun 15 2012
  • What's the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

    Patients who are diagnosed with diabetes want to know the differences between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes . Actually, there are many differences between them, which goes as follows´╝Ü 1. The pathological mechanism is different. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the damaged beta cell. The insulin is in complete insufficiency. Most of them are autoimmune
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Fri, Jun 15 2012
  • Can Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients Drink Alcohol(Wine)

    Can diabetic kidney disease patients drink alcohol (wine)? Besides treatment, diabetic kidney disease patients also care about the food which they should take in to assist the treatment. Generally, they are forbidden to drink alcohol or wine. Firstly, liver is used to detoxify what we take in, which includes detoxifying alcohol or wine we take in. drinking
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by ckdsite on Sat, Jun 2 2012
  • Re: Diabetes & CKD

    In the stage 3 CKD , GFR has a moderate decrease and kidney function has been damaged to a more serious degree. Much waste products accumulate in the blood vessels, and a series of complications will appear with the decline of kidney function. In this period, the parathyroid hormone increases obviously, and there are changes with the metabolism of lipoprotein
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Wed, May 30 2012
  • Re: Can Diabetics Drink Coffee

    While regular coffee intake may help reduce your risk of some diseases, including liver cancer, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, some research has shown that caffeine can have negative effects on individuals with type 2 diabetes. If you are diabetic and currently drink one or more cups of coffee per day, you may want to switch to
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Wed, May 30 2012
  • Re: What is a good HbA1c for type 1 diabetics

    you can go to hospital to treat diabetes
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes (Forum) by ckdsite on Wed, May 30 2012
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