As an OG/BYN in practice for nearly three decades, I saw many women suffer from gestational diabetes
and later develop Type 2 diabetes
, said Dr.
So far, metformin is considered the only safe and cost-effective medicine 11 and should be opted for higher risk patients younger than 65 years and who have BMI of more than 35kg/m 2 or increasing HbA1C despite lifestyle modification or women with a history of gestational diabetes
She lamented that every fifth person was unaware about diabetes
, however, after a person fell victim to this disease he should consult doctor for medical check-up.
A two-year timeframe has been chosen to best align the World Diabetes
Day campaign to the current IDF strategic plan and facilitate planning, development, promotion and participation.
Multiple risk factors of diabetes
, delayed diagnosis until complications arise, life-threatening complications, failure of the current therapies, and financial costs for the treatment of this disease make it necessary to develop new effective therapeutic strategies and appropriate prevention measures for the control of type 2 diabetes
The researchers found that after adjustment for sex, maternal age, socioeconomic status, birth size, and gestational age, FN status and diabetes
exposure were correlated with incident type 2 diabetes
"People living with diabetes
face enormous challenges each day to manage their diabetes
, and they must do so while living their normal lives.
There are two types of diabetes
- Type 1 and Type 2.
Samad Shera, Secretary General Diabetic Association of Pakistan, Honorary President International Diabetes
Federation, Founder President Diabetes
in Asia Study Group and Director WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes
The World Diabetes
Day is aimed to raise awareness of diabetes
along with access to right treatment and care.
In an announcement to mark World Diabetes
Day on November 14, the ministry said that around 10.3 per cent of the population suffers from diabetes
While The Diabetes
Centre Islamabad's State-of-the-Art comprehensive healthcare facility in nearing to completion with the help of philanthropists, The Diabetes
Centre has initiated its 2nd State of the art Diabetes
Centre in Lahore with the aim to gradually cured and curb diabetes