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ABC OF DIABETES

Diabetes mellitus is a clinical syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia ( high blood glucose level), resulting from either deficiency ( type 2) or complete absence (type 1) of insulin in the body. Insulin is the hormone secreted by our pancreas that helps in proper utilization of glucose by various body cells. In this website , you will find out all the basic information about diabetes and its management.

HYPOGLYCEMIA:

By: Dr. Syeda Arzinda Fatima

It means very low blood glucose level. Blood glucose level <70mg/dl requires management. If it goes untreated you can become unconscious. Frequent hypoglycemia episodes show that you need to

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SAFE AT SCHOOL

At School: Initially parents take care of all the needs of their diabetic children. Then kids gradually learn to do it by themselves. Young children spend 6-8 hours of their day in school, during that

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COMMON TERMS

Below is a list of diabetes-related terms and their definitions. Use the letter groupings to jump to words beginning with those letters. Adapted from NIDDK.

A-E | F-K | L-R | -Z

A1C a test that measures a person’s average

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