What is Type 1 Diabetes ? By Dr. Kowshik Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician – Endocrinologist

What is Type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease , in which the person concerned does not produce any or only very little insulin. They must therefore inject it to prevent acute metabolic derailments and long-term consequences.

Type 1 diabetes is often already occurring in childhood and adolescence. 

Magnesium

Are You suffering from Low Energy level and feeling tired? By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Are You suffering from Low Energy level and feeling tired?
Do you have Stress and your mood is low? Your legs are Restless at night?
Believe me, your body is hungry for Magnesium ;

Magnesium ions plays an important role in over 300 biochemical reactions within the body including the metabolism of food,

Mental Health

Mental Health Is Important For Our Well-Being, By Dr. Salman Karim, GP

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. Our thoughts, feelings and actions can be driven by our mental health. There are times when each of us has felt down at some point through our lives. These can be due to stress, bereavement, ill-health, relationship problems and other significant events in our lives. Mental health problems are actually a lot more common then we imagine.

Flu Vaccination

It is FLU season! Get Vaccinated at Medicentres

The influenza virus affects the respiratory system. Most people’s immune systems will be able to handle the virus effectively, but:

  • It can be dangerous.
  • Thousands die each year from severe illness or complications
    from the virus.
  • It is contagious.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

Obesity in Children, by Dr. Kowshik Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician-Endocrinologist

The incidence of severe obesity in childhood is increasing alarmingly and childhood obesity has literally reached critical mass. Severe obesity often goes unrecognized until significant comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and steatohepatitis — once considered “adult diseases” — develop. Paediatric comorbidities of obesity are more common than thought.

Many consider this as a multifactorial (genetics,