Managing Gestational Diabetes 5 (1)

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset at or first detected during pregnancy.  Gestation Diabetes must be treated because it is associated with … Read More

What is Gestational Diabetes 5 (1)

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset at or first detected during pregnancy.  It affects around 9% of women who are pregnant and … Read More

Foot Care in Diabetes 4 (1)

Nearly half of the patients with diabetes experience some form of nerve damage to the feet and legs.  They may feel tingling (pins and needles) sensation, numbness, leg cramps or … Read More

Diabetes Self-Monitoring 5 (2)

Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) is where patients with diabetes can measure their blood sugar by themselves using a Glucometer (glucose meter) at home.  Based on the readings, you … Read More

Hypoglycaemia in Diabetic Patients 5 (1)

Hypoglycaemia is a potentially life-threatening condition when your blood sugar is low (usually below 4 mmol/l).  All diabetics MUST learn to recognise the symptoms and how to self-treat when it … Read More

Wound Care Management 0 (0)

All wounds must be looked after carefully to ensure proper healing to prevent infection or scar formation.  A slow healing wound is vulnerable to get secondary infection because the wound … Read More