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Aspiration pneumonia is a type of secondary pneumonia or pneumonia due to weak host defenses. Aspiration pneumonia is caused by aspiration of organisms (usually anaerobes) into lower respiratory tract.

In benign aspiration pneumonia, the cause is due to aspiration of …

Aspergillosis is a disease caused due to filamentous fungi.

  • Predisposing factors for fungal infection of lung are usually apportunistic in nature.
  • States of general debility such as malnutrition, diabetes, cachexia of malignant disease, blood dyscrasias and lymphomas.
  • Local damage to

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder. The person suffering from this disorder has abnormal elevation in the level of blood glucose. The disease occurs in two forms, diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus. Diabetes insipidus is also called type1diabetes. There is …

1200 calorie diet provides fewer calories than the total energy requirements of the day. Thus it causes
depletion of body fats. It is used in cases of obesity, diabetes mellitus, cardiac disturbances and hypertension. 1200 calorie diabetic diet is meant …

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) also called as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) may be defined as diabetes with resistance to in absence of exogenously administered insulin. It usually appears in middle aged or elderly people.

Following are the common …