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What is Telemedicine? Does it really support Diabetes Healthcare!

  Telemedicine is the use of telecommunications to support health care. Now a day’s technology is playing a major role in human life, in the same way, to provide an accurate healthcare interpretation in diabetes the telemedicine is very helpful. The main motive of this methodology is to facilitate productive interaction between the patient and the health care provider to achieve improved treatment results and lower treatment costs. This shows how modem technology can be a useful tool for providing effective management of type 1 diabetes. Telemedicine is intervened and communicated with the help of our own devices like cell phones, computers, digital assistants, etc... So it will be easier for a major population in the world. Telemedicine is applied in diabetes to manage the patient health by the healthcare providers in a better and systematic manner, including patient-collected physiological data, such as blood glucose levels, continuous glucose levels, blood pressure, laboratory dat

How does Artificial Pancreas treatment work in Diabetes?

The pancreas plays an important role in the human body by keeping the blood sugar levels under control. The pancreas generally works as a transmitter of blood sugar, as the blood sugar rises after eating, and the sugar level in the blood would increase and hence the blood sugar is moved from the bloodstream to the cells with the help of  insulin hormone . The transferred blood sugar in the cells is stored for energy. And whenever the blood sugar levels get decreased, the pancreas release glucagon hormone, which intimates the liver to release the stored sugar into the bloodstream. In this way, the pancreas is one of the major organs for body function and metabolism.     In general,  Type 1 diabetes  patients consist of damaged pancreatic cells that make insulin. Hence they are unable to release the hormone. This is the reason why diabetes patients tend to inject insulin themselves when their blood sugar gets too high. So there is an urge for such medical development in diabetes trea