Author: <span class="vcard">rachel</span>

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus(NIDDM) which explains it has no dependence on exogenous insulin therefore majority of cases can be managed with diet and oral hypoglycemic agents, very few cases require insulin management.…

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the blood sugar remains high. It is a serious disorder of pancreas. The two common types of diabetes are type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is most serious form …

Type 1 or insulin dependent diabetes mellitus also known as IDDM in children usually affects age group of below 20 years.

Diabetes in children usually presents with one or more common symptoms like:

  • Polyuria or excessive frequency for urination.
  • Polydypsia

Cure in Type 1 Diabetes is limited to symptomatic treatment and maintenance of blood sugar levels with insulin. As management of Type 1 Diabetes is completely dependent on exogenous insulin in most of the cases, the ideal treatment for diabetes …