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Diabetes and Infections

Warning Signs of Infection With Diabetes

  • Pain,redness or swelling
  • Fever and chills
  • Wound or cut that won't heal
  • Painful or frequent urination or a constant urge to urinate
  • Bloody, cloudy, or foul-smelling urine
  • Red, warm, or draining sore
  • Sore throat, scratchy throat, or pain when swallowing
  • Sinus drainage, nasal congestion, headaches
  • Persistent dry or moist cough that lasts more than two days
  • White patches in your mouth or on your tongue
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Flu-like symptoms (chills, aches, headache, or fatigue) 
  • Vaginal itching















Why Are Infections Risky for People With Diabetes?

Diabetes can slow down your body's ability to fight infection. High blood sugar (glucose) leads to high levels of sugar in your body's tissues, allowing bacteria to grow and infections to develop more quickly.
People with diabetes are more adversely affected when they get an infection than someone without the disease, because diabetics have weakened immune defenses
What Kinds of Infections Are Diabetics Most Likely to Get?
Common sites of infection are your bladder, kidneys, vagina, gums, feet, and skin.
Diagnosing and Treating Infections
A health care provider may perform one or more tests to diagnose infection, including blood tests, microscopic examination of secretions, urine dipstick tests, x-rays and physical examination.
Healthcare providers may prescribe oral or topical antibiotics to treat some infections.
Careful blood sugar control is important during any infection to promote healing and prevent further complications related to the infection.




AED is the first Endocrine research and treatment center in Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
Run by a fully qualified endocrinologist available round the clock, AED provides both
inpatient and outpatient services at a reasonable cost..

• Drug and Dosage Standardization Done for Insulin,Diabetic Drugs, Thyroxine, HRT, HTN, Cholesterol.
• 24 hr Blood glucose monitoring with CGMS and Insulin Delivery with insulin pump.
• Specialty Care- PCOD, Obesity, Hypertension, Gynecomastia, Thyroid/Adrenal and Pitutary Tumors.
• Lab Back-Up for all Hormone assays recognised by NABL and CAP.
• All Varieties of Diabetic and Hormonal Medicines available


Ground Floor,

Challa Estate,

H.No. 301, Adjacent to Vignesh Temple,

Rd. No. 3, KPHB Colony Phase 1,

Hyderabad 500072.

Ph: 04040101539




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