Diabetes Disease - a Burning Problem in our Human Society!

By: Thomas cook

Diabetes is of two types they are diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder caused by insufficient production of insulin produced by the gland called pancreas. Anti diuretic hormone, insulin is responsible for the absorption of glucose into the cells to generate energy, if the production of insulin is less, energy produced will be low and so diabetic patients are found to be dull and sleepy. Defects caused due to the deficiency of insulin are less synthesis of insulin from the beta cells. Let us now study about the types of diabetes.

Types of diabetes mellitus are
1. Insulin-dependent type.
2. Non-insulin dependent.

Reasons and causes for diabetes - Diabetes is mainly caused due to various reasons such as viral infection that damages the pancreas causing the deficiency of insulin, obesity (major cause) leading to development of non-insulin dependent diabetes.

Symptoms:
Polyurea - excretion of interested quantity of urine.
Polydipsia - excessive thirst leading to increased consumption of water.
Polyphagia - excessive appetite leads to increase in take of food. In spite of over eating, diabetic patient looses weight.

Important Diabetes Q and A

How much weight should I lose each week?
Restraining your weight loss to 1/2 to 1 pound a week will keep you body healthy and perfect, and enjoy your favorite food in small amount. This is the key for you to lose weight slow and steady.

How can I cut the fat in my diet?
Here are some basic tips, firstly seeing a dietitian for more advice. Avoid fried stuff's choose nonfat or low-fat selections, such as no fat or 1% milk or cheese containing low fatty foods and less cholesterol foods.

Why does losing weight help my diabetes?
Lowering Insulin resistance will allows the natural insulin to lower the blood glucose level in the body. Secondly this will improve blood pressure and increase fat present in the blood. People suffering from Diabetes will (mostly) become prey for cardiovascular diseases. Reducing fat present in the blood and blood pressure reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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