Diabetes: Calling For Double Trouble!
by: Jasdeep Singh
Open your eyes to the catastrophic effects of Diabetes. The
mere thought of Diabetes brings so many questions and fears into
our mind .Few people realize that thorough understanding and
knowledge about diabetes can help tremendously in effective long
term management. Diabetes is actually deficiency of Insulin(A
Hormone secreted by small gland called Pancreas) which converts
sugar into energy) or the low ability of the body to use
insulin. Thus glucose levels in blood tend to remain
persistently raised. Diabetes is responsible for development of
various complications later in life. Diabetes welcomes Heart
Diseases too like heart attacks and strokes (Double Trouble).
Alone in US, more than 16 million people are suffering from
Diabetes. People who are suffering from Diabetes are at more
risk to Heart problems and Kidney Failures. Diabetes and its
side effect occur among people of all ages.
What actually happens?
With the lack of Insulin in the body, glucose and fats are not
converted into energy and they remain as it is the Bloodstream
and with time contribute to Health diseases.
You can be Diabetes victim due to following reasons
- Obesity definitely leads to Diabetes .
- Individuals with impaired glucose tolerance or have high fat
content in their blood
- It can get transferred to you through your parents or
- Women who deliver babies weighing more than 9 pounds are
susceptible to Diabetes.
- Certain ethnic groups are more prone to Diabetes. Eg
Mexican, Puerto Rican Americans and Cuban Americans can easily
Signs of Diabetes!!
- Weakness and Fatigue
- Frequent Thirst and urination
- Quick loss of weight
- Feeling hungry.
- Blurring of vision.
- frequent infections
- numbness in limbs.
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