Type 2 Diabetes Information
Type 2 Diabetes is the most common metabolic disorder in the world.
Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating disease associated with severe complications which pose severe risks for families, state and entire world.Type 2 diabetes is lifelong. As yet there is no cure. People with diabetes manage their disease to stay healthy.When we eat or drink much of our food is broken down into simple sugar glucose.Then glucose through blood goes to body cells and where it can be used to produce energy for body daily activities.Blood glucose level regulated by hormone insulin secreted from the pancreas. Diabetic people either do not produce insulin or their body cells insulin resistant leads to rising in blood glucose level called hyperglycemia or raised blood sugar level.
Diabetes Population in 2013
DIABETICS IN MILLIONS
Type 2 Diabetes Causes
Type 2 diabetes is the most common and more than 90% of all cases of diabetes.Both insulin resistance and insulin secretory defect(beta cell defect) are essential for the development of type 2 diabetes.Insulin resistance means a state in which a normal amount of insulin produces subnormal response
INSULIN RESISTANCE BETA CELL DEFECT
Obesity physical inactivity specific genes?
Low birth weight
In utero defect
Type 2 diabetes risk factors
Family history High blood pressure
Overweight and obesity Abnormal cholesterol
Physical inactivity History of hyperglycemia, gestational diabetes
When glucose level raised in the blood instead of going into body cells.So cells are starved for energy.As time passes high blood glucose hurt eyes, heart, kidney and nerves.
|Causes and symptoms of Diabetes|
Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms
Lack of energy
If the disease progresses these symptoms become severe and dangerous.As disease advances and blood sugar remain high for a long time then symptoms –
-dark patches on the skin
-the feeling of numbness in extremities.
When taking antidiabetic drugs sometimes body insulin becomes high and blood sugar become low.
Due to hypoglycemia symptoms
Rapid heartbeat may occur. Patient should know how to treat this situation.
It is important to consult the doctor if having any symptoms of type 2 diabetes.If not treated in time type 2 diabetes can lead to long-term damage to the body.
You can manage and control your diabetes by some measures. Maintain your body weight and blood sugar level.
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