Diabetic Patient

Additional Diabetes Information:

Diabetes Medication –

Actos (Pioglitazone) is diabetes prescribed medication that has been licensed to treat type 2diabetes. It is part of a group of diabetes medications called thiazolidinediones.
Actos is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and is currently under the protection of a patent that prevents any generic actos from being manufactured in the United States.

Benefits of Actos:

The medication helps to improve insulin sensitivity, meaning that it helps your body use its natural insulin better. This helps to lower blood sugar and keep it under better control.
Though this medicine has been used widely, it has some dangerous side effects like obesity and lowers the levels of lipids, please consult your doctors before use.

Know more about Actos –

Pioglitazone is the active ingredient in Actos but is not a generic version of Acts. Oftentimes, the active ingredient of any drug is referred to as the “generic name.” The generic name is different from a generic version of a medicine.
In order for there to be a generic version of a medicine, the original medicine must have gone off patent, and then another company (besides the original manufacturer) would make the product.

Diabetes Symptoms –

There are two types of diabetes Type1 and Type 2 diabetes, in both types of diabetes, signs and symptoms are more likely to be similar as the blood sugar is high, either due to less or no production of insulin, or insulin resistance.

Type1 diabetes:

The pancreas stops producing insulin due to autoimmune response or possibly viral attack on the pancreas.
Nausea and vomiting.
Weight loss.

Type2 diabetes:

Being very thirsty.
Frequent urination.
Blurry vision.
Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet.
Frequent skin, bladder or gum infections.
Wounds that don't heal.
Extreme unexplained fatigue.

Diabetes Prevention measures –

Friends prevention is always a better solution save yourself from diabetes take following points into account :
Don't drink alcohol.
Don't smoke.
Eat lots of fiber.
Do not eat trans fats.
Lose weight.

Diabetes Control measures –

Increase your whole grains and dietary fiber
Drink plenty of water
Cut back on fruit juice – there's no fiber in it.
Walk, walk, and walk!

Diabetes Treatment –

Diet, Exercise and Medications play an important role in treating diabetes.

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