Diabetes Information


By Dr. Rajesh MD on August 27th, 2016 in Diabetes Information

August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our body is constantly in need of energy to function. Even during resting state, a substantial amount of energy is needed for the fundamental functioning of the cells. Three fourth of this energy is derived from the carbohydrates which we consume in our food. Glucose is the simplest form of sugar, to which the dietary […]

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Hemoglobin A1c (Hba1c)

By Dr. Rajesh MD on August 3rd, 2016 in Diabetes Information

August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Red Blood Cells (RBC) have a lifespan of about 120 days and part of their job is to carry hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein which carries oxygen through the body. It is also the protein that glucose attaches to. Hemoglobin A1c testing reflects the amount of glucose concentration over the […]

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Humalog Vs Novolog

By Dr. Rajesh MD on August 2nd, 2016 in Diabetes Information

August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introduction: Diabetic patients take various forms of insulin on a regular basis. One of these forms is called rapid acting insulin. This type of insulin takes its effect within minutes. Currently, the two of the forms available on the market are Lispro (Humalog) and Aspart (NovoLog). These can be used for both Type I and […]

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Inhaled Insulin

By Dr. Rajesh MD on July 28th, 2016 in Diabetes Information

July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introduction Many diabetic patients will express how much they dislike having to give themselves constant subcutaneous injections of insulin. For decades scientists and drug companies have worked together to find a more comfortable way for these patients to receive insulin. Since the 1980´s studies showed that inhaled insulin could be as effective as subcutaneous insulin […]

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