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Diabetes and its Management
Due to high level of comfort in modern day lifestyle, people become lazier and do most of their work in static posture. That is why the number of people suffering from some kind of diseases has increased rapidly. And one of the most visible diseases that have been attacked to many people is Diabetes. Only in USA, over 18 million people suffer from diabetes. Diabetes is a disease the increase the amount of sugar in your blood. So, Diabetes management is all about controlling the blood sugar levels in your body. If you do not manage it properly, it will lead to some complicated diseases. But before managing it properly, you need to understand about the diabetes disease properly.
Diabetes – An Introduction
Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that will not cause much problem if you manage it properly and take necessary precautions. Neglecting it at the inception stage can be developed into complicated diseases like heart disease, nerve damage, limb amputations, diabetic coma, blindness and many nerve related diseases.
People suffering from diabetes mellitus generally cannot manufacture adequate insulin in their pancreas. Sometimes their body builds a resistance against the insulin formed in pancreas. There is no supplement of insulin in anyone's body. They are indeed one of the most important parts of our body. Insulin detaches glucose substance from blood particle and circulates it in our whole body cells to generate necessary fuel or energy that is needed to the body for daily activities. So, if your body is not producing sufficient glucose, there will be accumulation of glucose in your blood which will be ultimately removed from your body in the form of urine. And your body cells will not sufficient energy for doing its work.
Management of Diabetes
First of all you need to know the type of diabetes from which you are suffering so that you can take proper steps for managing it. And for doing that you need to go through a diagnosis process where blood sugar level will be tested after an overnight fast. Sometimes, urine sample is also tasted to check the blood sugar level. Though physicians may prescribe different medicines for diabetes management, the best way to manage diabetes problem is through natural approach.
In case of Type1 diabetes, the body unable to produce much insulin which pilots to diabetics. It is an autoimmune disease where your body ceases to perform properly. These types of patients need regular insulin injection for survival.
Type2 Diabetes Mellitus are mainly seen in adults. Due to improper lifestyles, the number of people suffering from type2 diabetes is increasing every day. A healthy lifestyle with proper diet and weight is the best way of reducing the chances of type2 diabetes.
For both type of diabetes management, it is important to use a glucose monitoring device that can be used to measure the sugar levels in your blood in daily basis. Checking blood sugar everyday will definitely help you to keep it in a balance state.