Diabetes types 1 and 2

Diabetes is a very deadly and interminable disease which occurs when our body is not able to convert glucose (sugar) into energy which then finally stores up to dangerous levels in the blood.

The glucose content in the body becomes high because our body fails to function properly. Because there is not an ample production of insulin or the body cells do not respond properly to insulin.

Diabetes can be life-threatening and it can alter your life. It can develop eye problems, damage your kidney, promotes atherosclerosis, heart diseases and stroke, sexual impotence and hearing impairment when proper care is not taken.

What are the symptoms of diabetes?

Undiagnosed diabetes can show the following related symptoms:

  • Experience frequent urination than usual, especially at night.
  • Increasingly thirsty and hungry
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Slow healing of cuts and wounds
  • Blurred vision

what are symptoms of diabetes

Diabetes can be categorized into two: Diabetes types 1 and 2

Type diabetes 1

Type diabetes 1 afflicts 5-10% of all diabetics. In this type, the body does not produce insulin at all. It is usually innate.

It hits the adulthood teenage and is called juvenile diabetes. 

Officially called Insulin Dependent Diabetes mellitus (IDDM) because people with this disease will have to take insulin to survive.

However, this type –I can be prevented by taking insulin injection carrying out regular blood tests and taking a special and proper diet.

What causes type 2 diabetes?

Type II diabetes is different and more dangerous. It is commonly called as adult onset disease because the risk of developing is greater as we grow older fatter and become physically inactive. Officially called non-insulin dependent. and Diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).

Here, the body has lots/large number of insulin, but it cannot function properly and the cells in the body do not react to insulin as it becomes blocked.

When the insulin is unable to perform its duties the cells cannot use all the glucose required, where the cells begin to starve and the glucose piles up in the blood, spills over to urine and the person becomes diabetic.

The problem of type-II is usually because of excessive intake of fats. Excess fats can decrease the no. of insulin receptors, ultimately the glucose in the blood stream will store up in huge amount,

The moment one is marked to have diabetes, long list of medicines and even longer list of do’s and don’t show up. Many take insulin injections daily that control the sugar level, but don’t’ cure diabetes.

Some even take drugs that seem to help but increases the rate of heart diseases.

Natural Treatment for type 2 diabetes

  • Eat more natural fiber rich food: Eating high-fiber foods can reduce your blood sugar and help you win over this deadly disease. Some of the high fiber foods are apple, pears, carrots, legumes, spinach, beans, whole grains Chia seeds etc.
  • Avoid fats, oils and grease: All excess fats are a burden on the body,  because it thickens the blood, reduces oxygen transport and slows down circulation.
  • Eat plenty of fresh vegetables, natural plant food and fresh fruits, because they provide a variety of nutrients and they have a relatively low-calorie count.
  • Avoid refined foods like cakes, candy, and ice-cream because it contributes to obesity.
  • Eat proper and healthy diet.
  • Walk Daily: 30 minutes of walk daily can help burn down the sugar in your body.
  • Exercise: Regular exercise can stabilize your blood sugar
  • Avoid eating all animal products and watch oily and creamy sauces.
  • Weight loss: Eat low-calorie diet to lose your weight because overweight is one of the major causes of diabetes type II

 

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