Insulin is a hormone produced by our pancreas (an organ found in our abdomen). Insulin stores the sugar, fat and protein that we take through our diet.
When the body is lacking insulin or insulin in not able to work efficiently, as in case of diabetes, sugar can’t be stored in our body anymore and hence the level of the sugar in blood increases.
At certain times the fat level in blood can rise due to deficiency of insulin, causing a condition called ketoacidosis (since free fatty acids break down to ketone bodies and makes our body acidic).
Therefore, for our body to function properly insulin is required. Insulin can be taken in injectable forms, beneath our skin, when needed.
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The answer is probably ‘NO’. Most medications used in asthma are considered safe in pregnancy. Steroid based medications too are well tolerated. However, a consultation from your doctor in this regard is important.
For all your health concerns please be guided by your health care provide and not this blog.
tor·mentnoun \ˈtȯr-ˌment\: extreme physical or mental pain: something that causes extreme physical or mental pain
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States has fallen by a third over the past decade, researchers say.
After examining cases from all 50 states, the study found that the diagnosis rate fell to 16.1 per 100,000 people in 2011 from 24.1 in 2002.
Experts celebrated the findings as a hopeful sign that the Aids epidemic may be slowing in the country.
However, there was a rise in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men aged under 24 and over 45.
HIV is the virus that causes Aids, a disease which destroys the immune system.
The World Health Organization estimates 35 million people globally have the virus. More than 1 million people in the US are thought to be infected, with 18% unaware of their infections.