Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disease and also known as Diabetes mellitus which causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy in the human body. When the human body with diabetes either doesn’t make enough insulin. The untreated high blood sugar from diabetes in humans may cause damage to your nerves, eyes, kidneys, and other organs.

Types of Diabetes:

Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Gestational diabetes

Type 1 diabetes:

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas, where insulin is generated.

Type 2 diabetes:

Type 2 diabetes also known as non-insulin dependent which occurs when your body becomes resistant to insulin, and sugar builds up in your blood.

Gestational diabetes:

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar during pregnancy. Insulin blocking hormones produced by the placenta cause diabetes. This diabetes causes more risk to babies more than the mother.

Symptoms of Diabetes

  • Extreme hunger
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Increased thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Irritability

Causes of Diabetes

  • Unhealthy diet
  • Not exercising regularly
  • High BP
  • Obesity
  • Unhealthy food intake

Prevention:

  • Always check the diabetes level regularly.
  • Avoid smoking if you are the smoking consumer
  • Exercise regularly to help to reduce the blood glucose level
  • Reduce weight if you have more weight

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