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extreme thirst, polydipsia, anemia and diabetes

Dr. Srujana Yada for Health Central: How Anemia Can Cause Excess Thirst

Posted on September 25, 2023

There are numerous causes of unexplained increased thirst (polydipsia), including dehydration, anemia, dry mouth, and hypercalcemia. However, it is mostly commonly associated with diabetes.  In a recent Health Central article, endocrinologist Dr. Srujana Yada explains that extreme thirst can be a result of severe anemia because when “blood pressure drops and blood volume decreases, one […]

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link between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hypothyroidism

Study Finds Link Between Fatty Liver Disease and Hypothyroidism

Posted on September 20, 2023

One of the most common causes of liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when an abnormal amount of fat builds up liver cells. Affecting about 25% of adults, NAFLD often has no symptoms, especially in early stages, and can be easily missed in routine checkups.  The condition can lead to liver swelling and damage, can cause […]

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diabetes myths

Diabetes Myths: Seperating Fact from Fiction

Posted on September 17, 2023

With diabetes on a steady incline globally, knowing the facts is essential. Here are five common diabetes myths and how to take charge of your health. Eating too much sugar causes diabetes Although this myth is false, there are some complexities surrounding the matter. Eating too much sugar doesn’t cause diabetes directly. However, a diet consisting […]

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Dr. Srujana Yada Clarifies How Ultra-Processed Foods Affect People with Type 2 Diabetes 

Posted on September 12, 2023

Ultra-processed foods are natural foods that have been changed by adding ingredients like salt, sugar, oil, and other additives. These changes result in longer shelf life and convenience. They make up about 60% of the average individual’s caloric intake.  Research has indicated that eating ultra-processed foods can increase mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes. The risk of […]

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