DIABETES

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) is a disorder characterized by a higher than normal blood glucose or sugar levels (hyperglycemia).  

What are the types of Diabetes?

The major types of diabetes are:
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Other types
  • ...

HEART DISEASES

What is the difference between angina and angina pectoris?

The term angina is generally used to indicate angina pectoris, which is pain and constriction about the heart, caused by insufficient supply of blood due to partially blocked arteries of the heart.

VACCINATIONS

CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS

Infants should be fully immunized during the first year of life against the nine killer diseases mentioned below: 1. Diphtheria 2. Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 3. Tetanus 4. Measles 5. Poliomyelitis 6. Tuberculosis 7. Hepatitis B 8. HIB (Haemophillus Influenzae B) ...