What Is Diabetes?

  • Diabetes Overview
  • Risk Factors for Diabetes
  • Taking Action Against Dia…
  • How is diabetes treated?
  • Diabetes Treatments
  • Medications for type 2 di…

Diabetes Overview

  Diabetes is a disorder that affects the way the body uses food for energy. Normally, the sugar we take in is digested and broken down to a simple sugar,

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Risk Factors for Diabetes

There are many risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Some of them come from our family history and genetics and so are with us always, but some can be turned

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Taking Action Against Diabetes

When someone has any of the risk factors for diabetes, prediabetes testing is recommended. The main tests are the fasting plasma glucose test and the oral glucose tolerance test, although

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How is diabetes treated?

The major goal in treating diabetes is to minimize any elevation of blood sugar (glucose) without causing abnormally low levels of blood sugar.

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Diabetes Treatments

Diabetes is a complicated disease. It can affect many areas of your body as well as many areas of your life. Treatments for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes

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Medications for type 2 diabetes

t's important to remember that if a drug can provide more than one benefit (lower blood sugar and have a beneficial effect on cholesterol, for example), it should be preferred.

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Announcement : NIDAN a Medico Social NGO shall support the ADF for all its social activities unitedly. Gen secretary ADF and Chairman

About us

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Assam Diabetes Federation was formed on 15th April’ 2010 and started functioning with its headquarter in Dibrugarh, Assam, India. The organisation is formed by including members from different parts of Assam including the Physicians, Endocrinologists, Paediatricians and Community Medicine personals with the main aim of prevention, Research, education and public awareness about Diabetes and its Complications. ...

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Knowledge Base

What is Diabetes ?

Diabetes mellitus often simply referred to as diabetes—is a condition in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body doesn't produce enough insulin, or because cells don't respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). Announcements : NIDAN a Medico Social NGO shall support the ADF for all its social activities unitedly. Gen secretary ADF and Chairman ...

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Signs and symptoms

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The classical symptoms of diabetes are polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).[10] Symptoms may develop rapidly (weeks or months) in type 1 diabetes while in type 2 diabetes they usually develop much more slowly and may be subtle or ...

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Symbol for Diabetes

Universal blue circle symbol for diabetes.

Meal Planning in Diabetes

The goals of Meal Planning are :
1. To improve health through optimum nutrition
2. To provide calories for reasonable body weight, normal growth and development
3. To maintain glycemic control,
4. To achieve optimal blood lipid (fat) levels.
5. To minimize nutrition related chronic degenerative

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Our sister NGO

NIDAAN involved in medical and sociocultural activities in Upper Assam.

Members of ADF completed their earlier research projects and published their works in national and international journals. Celebrating world Diabetes Day every year and other health care activities in collaboration with NIDAAN.

Members of NIDAAN supported a research methodology workshop on 24th and 25th April in Dibrugarh.


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Dibrugarh - 786001

Cause of Diabetes

The cause of diabetes depends on the type. Type 2 diabetes is due primarily to lifestyle factors and genetics. Type 1 diabetes is also partly inherited and than triggered by certain infections, with ...

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Aim of the Organisation

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