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 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,Find more
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 turnedFind more
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, althoughFind more
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.Find more
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 diabetesFind more
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.Find more
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
The classical symptoms of diabetes are polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). 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 ...Read more
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
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.
Satsang Vihar Road, Seujpur
Dibrugarh - 786001