Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles
Fasting Blood Sugar:70 - 100 mg/dl
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(8-10 hrs in empty Stomach)
Post Prandial Blood Sugar : 100 - 140 mg/dl
(1 ½ hrs after breakfast / lunch)

HISTORY OF DIABETES



FIRST REPORT ON DIABETES IN 1552 BC !
1552 BC Egyptian Papyrus
Oldest preserved medical document
20.23 m length X 30 cm height 110 pages scroll contains 700 magical formulas and folk remedies
Hieratic script (similar to hieroglyphics) Mentions polyuria
George Ebers discovered this Papyrus in 1872

FIRST REPORT ON DIABETES IN INDIA
Prameha: Miha­ Sechane: watering, Pra: excess
Prameha is of three types: Madhumeha - 'Madhu' or 'honey‘- diabetes
Ikshumeha & Sheeta Meha - non-diabetic polyuria
Classifications of madhumeha:
     Sahaja : Genetic Apathyannimitaja: Acquired due to unhelathy diet and activity
Two types of Madhumeha
Krisha: Lean Diabetic (Type 1 diabetes)
Sthula: Obese Diabetic (Type 2 diabetes
Genetic: Prameha running in families
Symptoms: Daha: Thirst, Shweta madhura
mutrata sada: honey like urine, Sheena: Fatigue
Treatment:
Obese: physical exercise and liberal quantities of vegetables
Lean: must be dealt very cautiously, strict supervision must be done. If Ayurvedic drugs are started, should be given a nourishing diet
Starvation is to be avoided. Rigorous physical activity is advocated for Prameha patients

Dr Mohans Diabets
American Diabetes Association
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