Monday 14 November 2011, 05:30

insight to diabetes

All about Diabetes

insight to diabetes


In this particular article you will find information about diabetes, the causes, types, symptoms and the cure of it. Diabetes mellitus which is commonly known as diabetes is basically a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high level of blood sugar. If someone has diabetes any of the kind in simple language it means the patient has a lot of glucose in the blood. Diabetes can be caused by lack of exercise, irregular meals, mental stress, or the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. There are many types of diabetes are found including

>Type 1 diabetes which results when body does not produce enough insulin,

>Type 2 diabetes which is caused by insulin resistance, in which the cells fail to use the insulin produced,

>Gestational diabetes caused by the high blood sugar level in pregnancy,

>Congenital diabetes, which is caused due to genetic defects of insulin secretion,

>Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes,

>steroid diabetes induced by high doses of glucocorticoids.

The following symptoms are found in the diabetic patient. Unusual loss of weight, excessive urination and thirst, fatigue and hunger, nausea, vomiting, irritability and sweet smelling breath. All the types of the diabetes have been treated due to the availability of the insulin. Diabetes is not an infectious disease. One can’t "catch" it from someone else. Diabetes is a lifelong disease and can be prevented or controlled by regular exercise, taking meals regularly, eating healthy and smartly, be wise when eating fats, carbohydrates and sweets, increase the intake of whole grains, fruits and vegetables.


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