Definition of Diabetics:
Diabetes prevents your body from turning your food into energy. Instead glucose stays in your bloodstream, and left untreated can result in a range of complications.If you have recently been diagnosed as diabetic, don’t worry. With proper treatment and care, you will lead a normal and happy life. You may need to make a few changes in your lifestyle – but then, if you are like me, you probably had plans to do that anyway and just never got round to it.Now is the time to kick yourself into action. You cannot leave this up to your doctor alone – it needs you to take responsibility for your own treatment, and that starts with understanding what you are dealing with.
There are three type ofÂ Diabetics are given below.
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Gestational Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetics(Juvenile Diabetes):
Is usually found in young children and teenagers, but can also occur later in life.In Type 1 Diabetes, your body is not producing insulin, a hormone needed to convert blood sugar into energy. Normally this hormone is produced by cells in your pancreas, but for some reason this is not happening as it should.
As the glucose in your blood can’t be converted into energy and absorbed by your cells, it builds up causing high blood sugar.Left untreated, high blood sugar can cause serious long-term health problems.The normal treatment for people with type 1 diabetes is daily injections of insulin which keeps the blood sugar level within normal ranges.
Type 2 Diabetes(mature onset diabetes):
Is the most common form of diabetes. As with Type 1 Diabetes, the problem is related to insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar into energy. With Type 2 diabetes your body might be producing too little insulin, or it might not be reacting to the insulin correctly. Either way, the end result is that glucose builds up in the bloodstream instead of going into the cells. Left untreated, high blood sugar can cause serious long-term health problems. Type 2 diabetes usually appears later in life, often between the ages of 35-45 years. As it often develops slowly, many people may not recognise the symptoms, and may have diabetes without knowing it. If you have recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you are one of the lucky ones. Many people have diabetes without knowing it, and are at much greater risk of long term medical complications.
Is a type of diabetes, that is only suffered by pregnant women.In Gestational diabetes, a womanâ€™s blood sugar is higher than normal because of the other hormones pridcued during preganancy interfere with the insulin that is produced naturally.Gestational diabetes usually becomes apparent during the 24th to 28th weeks of pregnancy, and, in most cases, disappears of its own accord once the baby is born.Women with gestational diabetes usually do NOT have an increased risk of having a baby with birth defects.Generally, sufferers of gestational diabetes have normal blood sugar levels during the critical first stages of the preganancy.Whilst there can be complications caused by gestational diabetes, these can usually be managed by careful attention to nutrition and blood sugar levels.
- The goals of treatment are to maintain blood glucose levels within normal limits during the duration of the pregnancy, and ensure the well-being of the fetus. Close monitoring of the mother and the fetus should continue throughout the pregnancy. Self-monitoring of blood glucose levels allows the woman to participate in her care.
- I think that you know the answer because it is very simple: you can avoid it with exercising and every day activities like gardening, house keeping, walking, eating the proper way and avoiding the stress. Stress triggers many chemical reactions in your body and if those reactions persist over the long period they can cause a whole range of health problems.
- Diabetes type I is a very serious condition and non-preventable. It turns up very quickly with characteristically symptoms like increased thirst and frequent urination, fating or weight loss despite increased appetite. These patients need to take daily dose of insulin because their body produces too small amount of insulin, or no insulin at all.
Seven Way To Avoid The Diabetics:
- Eat healthy and wisely.
- Limit your meat, poultry, and fish intake to no more than three ounces a day.
- Skip desserts and refined sugars. When eating out, have a good-sized vegetable salad to take the edge off your appetite.
- Use low-salt broth instead of oil and butter.
- Drinking a full glass of water before eating.
- If you are eating at a fast-food restaurant, choose the healthier foods, such as grilled chicken, salads and fruits.
- Increase your exercise.
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