World Diabetes Day: A look at the disease through the years

World Diabetes Day: A look at the disease through the years

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In light of World Diabetes Day today, we take a look at the evolution of modern medicine’s ability to better understand and treat this debilitating metabolic condition.
14 Nov 2016 - General
Rajinda Asalage as you said it is a chronic disease and I wondered it is existing with humans from ancient time. As you told today generation are prone to diabetes due to change in food and lifestyle habits. Till now no effective drug available to cure and available drugs are for symptomatic control of blood sugar. Neglected raise in blood sugar can damage all essential physiological systems. It causes are compli...
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Diabetes mellitus type 2 is the most common non communicable disease in the world. A significant percentage above 40 years are having it or impaired glucose tolerance. So it should be appreciated that naming a day as world diabetic day. Because it enhances the awareness of the condition among the public and it positively affects the compliance for the drug treatment, dietary control and the follow up as well. It is better to keep the blood glucose levels with in the normal range, because it'...
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