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Diabetes & Ramadan
What is Ramadan?It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the most sacred month for Muslim people. People observe the fast during the mo...
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Pushing diabetics to take insulin is a medical scam: Fiona Godlee Is it true? Check your facts
Many advices circulate on social media especially health related ones. Most of them are written by non experts. Hence my general advice to patient ...
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Is diabetes reversible: Diabetologist Dr. Milind Patil
Is diabetes reversible? Can a patient with diabetes get rid of medicines?These are the million dollar questions for every patient with diabetes. In...
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Dr. Milind Patil, Best Endocrinologist in PuneIt is the rare neuroendocrine tumor. It secrets excess insulin in blood. A patient develops recurrent...
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Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
An underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) is where your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones. Common signs of an underactive thyroid are tiredness, weight gain and feeling depressed.
Overactive thyroid
Overactive thyroid (also known as hyperthyroidism) is a relatively common hormonal condition that occurs when there is too much thyroid hormone in the body.
Hypoparathyroidism and hyperparathyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism and hyperparathyroidism are rare hormone disorders caused by the parathyroid glands in the neck producing too little (hypo) or too much (hyper) parathyroid hormone.
Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
Hyperglycaemia (a high blood sugar level) occurs when the body can't remove glucose from the blood and turn it into energy. It usually only happens in people with diabetes.
Hirsutism is when a woman has excessive hair growth. The hair is usually thick and dark, rather than fine and fair. Excess hair may appear on the: face – such as the upper lip or chin neck chest
Overactive thyroid - Causes
Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormones thyroxine or triiodothyronine. Overproduction of thyroid hormones can be caused by a number of conditions, which are outlined below.
A goitre (sometimes spelt "goiter") is a swelling of the thyroid gland that causes a lump to form in the front of the neck. The lump will move up..
Diabetes and your unborn baby
Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood is too high. Glucose comes from the digestion of starchy foods, such as bread and rice. Insulin, a hormone produced by your pancreas, helps your body to use glucose for energy.
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