Brittle Diabetes

Brittle Diabetes is a term that is sometimes used to describe hard to control diabetes. It is also called ‘Labile’ Diabetes. Both Labile and Brittle mean unstable or easily changed. Brittle Diabetes is a rare form of insulin dependent diabetes. It is also characterized by variations in blood sugar levels. It swings from Hyperglycemia to Hypoglycemia and vice versa.

People with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of Brittle diabetes because while many people with type 1 diabetes experience hypoglycemia, only a small proportion of people with type 1 diabetes experience the frequent blood glucose swings described as “brittle.” People with long-term type 2 diabetes may also have difficulty controlling blood glucose, but few have these frequent swings. People of any age with diabetes can be affected by these frequent ups and downs in blood glucose levels.

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Symptoms

  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Irritability
  • Extreme hunger
  • Double vision
  • Severe headaches
  • Trembling hands
  • Trouble sleeping

Causes

  • Emotional stress
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Poor personal care
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Doing drugs
  • Autonomic neuropathy complications
  • Abnormal insulin absorption
  • Drinking alcohol

Homeopathy Treatment

Homeocare International offers Constitutional Homeopathic Treatment for Brittle Diabetes. It takes into consideration the person’s symptoms as well as the physical constitution of the mind. Homeopathy also aims at improving your overall health. The constitutional treatment is the only way for the radical cure of brittle diabetes along with proper diet control and regular exercise. The aim of homeopathic treatment is not merely to bring down the blood sugar level but to have an improvement in both subjective and objective spheres of the patient.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Unpredictable, sharp changes in blood glucose levels without an obvious cause, frequent episodes of fluctuating blood sugar, etc indicate you have brittle diabetes.
A type of diabetes when a person's blood glucose (sugar) level often swings quickly from high to low and from low to high. It is also called "brittle diabetes" or "labile diabetes."
Brittle diabetes itself isn't fatal, and in most cases, you can manage it successfully. However, severe changes in blood sugar can lead to hospitalization because of the risk of diabetic coma. Also, over time, this condition can lead to complications like thyroid disease.

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