Causes and Types of Diabetes

Causes and Types of Diabetes

Causes and Types of Diabetes - Cure for Blood Sugar - Diabetes Prevention & Control - Metabolic Disorders | Tips on - Find TipsBy 2007, there were people around 23.6 million who were affected by diabetes, according to the statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As per an online definition of diabetes, it is “a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst”.

In layman language, diabetes is a result of the increased amount of sugar (glucose) in one’s blood which leads to other number of health problems. There is no permanent cure for blood sugar, only medicines that can help to keep it under control and dietary precautions. Once you have sugar, you are in it for life.

There are two types of diabetes:

1. Type 1 Diabetes- In this, the pancreas which produces the insulin (is a hormone that stores glucose as glycogen in the liver and muscle) gets destroyed which takes the glucose level off balance, therefore increased amount of glucose in blood, resulting in blood sugar

2. Type 2 Diabetes- Also called as insulin resistance syndrome, in type 2, the body cells ceases to respond to the hormone.

Causes of Diabetes:

- Genes are the major causes. A person has high chances of getting diabetes if diabetes has a medical history in either the matriarchal or patriarchal family.

- Obesity has become another major reason. What constitutes obesity for diabetes? Body mass of 25+, waist- 35 inches for women and 40 for men. It is predicted that because of obesity, much of the population will become diabetic in the near future.

- Malnutrition such as poor nutrition, low protein and fiber foods and high consumption of refined eatables lead to diabetes. No age factor for this.

- People over 50 years have chances of diabetes because most of the time kidney malfunctions.

- Stress and sedentary lifestyle increases the chances of diabetes. So exercise at least thrice a week and don’t turn into a potato couch.

- Women who have undergone multiple pregnancies, its complications or suffering form Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can become diabetic.

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