Thursday, 18 June 2015

What is diabetes and Symptoms ?

What is diabetes?

It is a condition where the glucose levels become higher than the normal in our blood. It is beccause of the decrease in insulin secrition or insulin action or both.

What are the symptoms of diabetes?

Increase thirst, increased urination, weight loss, increased hunger are the common symptoms of diabetes. Many people have diabetes with out any symptoms at all and some can have recurrent skin or genitial infections as their presenting problem.

Who is at the risk of Diabetes?

* Being over weight
* Sedentary life style
* Family history of diabetes
* Women with poly cystic ovary or during pregnancy.
* History of hypertension or high cholesterol levels.

How diabetes is diagnosed? 

There are four ways to diagnose diabetes. Urine sugar measurment is not advised.

*  Fasting glucose>126
*  Blood glucose after taking 75 g glucose(2hr) >200
*  HbA1c>6.5%
*  Symptoms of diabetes with random glucose>200

Types of Diabetes

1. Type 1 diabetes
2. Type 2 diabetes
3. Gestational diabetes
4. Other types of diabetes(panacreatic stones, MODY,LADA)

What are the treatment for diabetes?

Diet Control
Drugs(tablets, insulin)
Knowledge about diabetes and its complications

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