Diabetes Knowledge

Type 1 vs. Type 2

Type 1 vs. Type 2

One of the characteristics of diabetes type 1 and type 2 elevated blood glucose level due to a lack of insulin and/or an inadequate effect of the available insulin.

Insulin therapy

Insulin therapy

Insulin plays a key role in metabolism. In the case of type 1 diabetes the pancreas no longer produces insulin. It must be supplied by means of insulin therapy.

Children and adolescents

Children and adolescents

Type 1 diabetes is the most common metabolic disorder children. There are very effective treatments available today thanks to modern therapies and medications.

Diabetes & Travel

Diabetes & Travel

Where should all the diabetes essentials go – in the carry-on luggage or rather in the suitcase? How is insulin best protected from summer heat? What to do in case of a time difference?

Complications

Complications

In order to prevent hypoglycaemic emergencies during insulin therapy it is important to be aware of your symptoms and treatment options.

Sequelae or secondary diseases

Sequelae or secondary diseases

If your blood glucose levels remain elevated for several years and are never normalized for significant periods of time, you could experience a series of dangerous sequelae or secondary diseases.

Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes

Popularly known as pregnancy diabetes. Occurs in expectant mothers and often goes unnoticed, which is not without risks for mother and child.