Diabetes in a mother can either occur before the pregnancy – pregestational diabetes or during the pregnancy – gestational diabetes. High blood sugar level in…Explore more Risks to Babies born to Diabetic Mothers
GIK Regimen – Rule of Ten
Interchangably used as: GIK or GKI regimen. GKI stands for Glucose, Potassium and Insulin. This simple and effective combined insulin delivery method has gained wide…Explore more GIK Regimen – Rule of Ten
How Metformin Causes Vitamin B12 deficiency?
Multiple studies have shown that metformin reduces serum B12 levels in 10–30% of patients. The effect increases with the duration of the therapy. Decrease in…Explore more How Metformin Causes Vitamin B12 deficiency?
DKA : Mnemonic Approach and Clinical Aspects
Diagnostic criteria for DKA a. Plasma glucose (mg/dl): >250 b. Arterial pH: 7.25 to 7.3: mild DKA 7 to 7.24: moderate DKA <7: severe DKA…Explore more DKA : Mnemonic Approach and Clinical Aspects
Somogyi effect and Dawn Phenomenon – Mnemonic
Both Somogyi effect and Dawn phenomenon are the cause of MORNING FASTING HYPERGLYCEMIA. Mnemonic: Somogyi = So Much InsulinDawn = Down Insulin a. Somogyi effect:…Explore more Somogyi effect and Dawn Phenomenon – Mnemonic
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Basics : Explained with Mnemonics
Adrenal cortex synthesize steroids. Mnemonic: GFR – Salt, Sugar, Sex Zona gomerulosa: Salt (Aldosterone) Zona fasciculata: Sugar (Cortisol) Zona reticulosa: Sex (Testosterone) Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)…Explore more Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Basics : Explained with Mnemonics
Signaling Pathways of Hormones : Mnemonic
cAMP Mechanism Mnemonic: FLAT CAMP B-HCGS Remember “B-FLAT” mnemonic for hormones secreted by basophilic cells of the anterior pituitary. This is the same “FLAT” here.…Explore more Signaling Pathways of Hormones : Mnemonic
Short History of HGH
Short History of HGH HGH is becoming more and more popular among the sportsmen and bodybuilders these days. However, many people still don’t have a…Explore more Short History of HGH