A Diabetic’s Life

You can find atleast one person affected by Diabetes Mellitus in your community.

Diabetes… Diabetes… Diabetes…

It has become a common syndrome. Not only Men and Women, Even most children are affected by Diabetes.

But what is diabetes exactly?

Diabetes mellitus or Diabetes is a condition where the Glucose levels in blood habitually increases. Insulin an important hormone produced by Pancreas. Diabetes is characteristics either by not producing insulin or its not working properly.

Glucose Monitors

What Causes Diabetes?

Here are some of the important factors that might cause Diabetes:

  • Hereditary
  • Aging Factor
  • Stress & Hypertension
  • Malnutrition or Poor
  • Obesity
  • Sedentary Lifestyle

What are the symptoms?

Some of the symptoms of Low Glucose in blood are:

  • Anxiety – Shake Involuntarily
  • Uneasy Behaviors like clammy handshake
  • Hunger – Excessive thirst and appetite
  • Abnormality of heartbeat
  • Sweating
  • Trouble in breathing
  • Increased urination (sometimes as often as every hour)
  • Unusual weight loss or gain
  • Fatigue and Nausea
  • Slow-healing sores or cuts

Is Diabetics Curable?

The one of the frequent question asked by the patients if they are recognized with Diabetes is – Whether Diabetes is Curable.

Diabetes Mellitus is not curable – It is TREATABLE. Diabetes can’t be cured completely – The levels of glucose can be controlled by taking necessary medication, Exercise and proper Diet.

What’s the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetics?

TYPE 1 DIABETES:  Also called as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. It is generally found in Children and teenagers. Usually Type 1 Diabetes occurs when the Cells of Pancreas are no longer using the insulin. – Which will affect the immune system. Insulin injections are commonly taken.

TYPE 2 DIABETES:  Known as adult-onset diabetes or noninsulin-dependent diabetes. Most common among Old aged people – Sometimes may also happens in childhood. This kind of Diabetes resists the insulin absorption – which result in negligence of insulin by muscles and fat.

I don’t have Diabetics… So how can I prevent it?

Yes Ofcourse… By following some points we can avoid Diabetes.Prevention is better than cure!.

  • A balanced diet – reducing carbohydrates and adding more Fruits and Veggies
  • Avoid Alcohol and Smoking
  • Regular Exercise
  • Maintaining proper BMI weight
  • Manage blood pressure and cholesterol

You can visit our Diabetes Control Chart to know your Level: http://blog.internationaldrugmart.com/index.php/diabetes-control-chart/

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