DIABETIC FOOT: causes and how to prevent it

Before any further discussion on diabetic foot, it is highly recommended that all diabetic patients take good care of themselves by maintaining an adequate control of their glucose level. This can be achieved by keeping to a strict diabetic diet and prescribed medications. When glucose levels in these patients get completely out of control, many types of complications begin to surface, of which diabetic foot is one. We have written another article that can increase your insight in understanding diabetes. One of the most frequent health issues individuals with severe…

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HYPOTHYROIDISM – causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid gland, is a disease that affects the thyroid gland. It is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones to be released into the blood stream. This could be due to an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s disease, congenital absence of the gland or from surgical removal of the thyroid gland. Underactive thyroid gland can lead to defunct in normal metabolic activities of the body. What is the Thyroid Gland? The thyroid gland is a h-shaped or butterfly shaped endocrine gland located…

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