Thursday, 16 June 2011

Diabetes freecheckup

Free diabetes:

Diabetes is caused by having too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. This happens because the pancreas cannot make enough insulin.
Glucose is an essential source of energy for the brain and is one of the sources of energy for the body. Glucose in the bloodstream comes from carbohydrate foods, which are changed into glucose after we have eaten them.

Free diabetes eyescheckup:

Key points

  • Having Diabetes can damage your sight
  • There is a lot you can do to cut down the chance of damaging your sight
  • There is also a lot that can be done to halt existing damage
  • Diabetes eye damage must be picked up early for it to be successfully stopped or treated
 the number of people developing changes to their sight through diabetes is decreasing. Existing damage can often also be halte It is easier to understand this if you know about some of the parts of your eye and how these parts work. The two main parts of your eyes that diabetes can affect are called the 'lens' and the 'retina'. Damage to your 'retina' is usually more serious (and also often more common in those with diabetes) d, or prevented from getting worse.
The back of your eyeball is called your 'retina'. This is a light sensitive disc that picks up the picture that comes through your lens. The lens and the retina of your eyes work a bit like a movie projector and a screen. The projector is like your lens and the screen is like your retina

Free Diabetes and your kidneyscheckup:

Key points

  • Kidney disease is a real issue for many people with diabetes
  • Keeping your blood glucose, blood pressure and blood fats (lipids) levels in a healthy range will reduce your risk of developing kidney problems
  • If kidney problems are picked up early there are treatments available that will delay their progress
  • The screening test for early kidney disease is done on your urine and is called microalbuminuria. You should have this test at least annually
Recent advances in the treatment of high blood pressure in those with diabetes should cut these rates even further. Maintaining healthy blood glucose levels and a healthy blood pressure will greatly reduce your chances of developing kidneyNo. Sometimes other problems can occur in diabetes that can make kidney disease worse. Some people with diabetes are troubled with frequent urine infections. Over time this can worsen kidney damage. Also some people with diabetes may develop problems emptying their bladder. This can cause a backlog pressure on the kidney and increase kidney damage.

Free Diabetes and your feetcheckup:

Key points

  • Although we take them for granted our feet are a very important part of our body
  • If you have diabetes you are more likely to develop foot problems
  • Serious foot problems can often be prevented Prevention depends on you maintaining healthy blood glucose and blood pressure levels, taking good care of your feet every day, and keeping in close contact with your doctor or podiatrist if you have a foot problem
  • For example, if you put your hand onto a hot element on the stove you will instantly be able to feel the pain and pull your hand away. If you cannot feel pain (because the nerves in your hand are damaged) then you could lean on the element for a long time and have to rely on your sense of smell to tell you your hand was burning
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