Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Diabetes can lead to serious complications and premature death, but we can take steps to prevent it by some simple adjustment in our regular lifestyle. If you are already have diabetes then it is advisable to have the diabetic tablets and follow the below mentioned tips for better control.
If you are interested to prevent diabetes then you should have knowledge about diabetes:
Diabetes means your blood glucose is too high. Diabetes is the inability of the body to ‘produce insulin - type 1 diabetes’ or ‘proper use of insulin - type 2 diabetes. If we know the causes of diabetes then, we can take care ourselves from diabetes. Causes of diabetes are of two types: causes that we can’t overcome and that we can overcome.
Causes can’t be prevented:
Hereditary - It is strongly believed that due to some genes which passes from one generation to another. If a mother has diabetics then there is 2 to 3% chances for her child, but if father has diabetic, the risk is more than the previous case and if both has diabetic, the child has much greater risk for diabetes.
Age - Increased age is a factor which gives more possibility than in younger ages. This disease may occur at any age, but 80% of cases occur after 50 year.
Causes can be prevented:
Obesity - Most of the sedentary life diseases are caused by obesity, one among them is diabetes.
Stress - Either physical injury or emotional disturbance is frequently blamed as the initial cause of the disease. It had been reported in many studies that there is direct relation between high systolic pressure and diabetes.
Guiding notes for diabetes care or to avoid / prevent diabetes:
Obesity: Maintain your BMI (Body Mass Index) in normal range, that your weight with related to you height. Also your waist size should be below 40 inches for men and below 38 inches for women.
Consume or eat healthy foods: follow healthy food triangle or pyramid. That is eat less - fat, sugar and alcohol, eat moderate – milk, meat and other proteins, eat more – vegetable, fruits, beans, grains and starchy foods.
Be physically more active: Make you physically active by slight changes in you daily activities by avoiding lifts, vehicles for short distances, play with your child, do some gardening, clean your vehicle or house and do some exercises (walking, aerobics, swimming, playing sports and weight exercises).
Careful when you are sick or ill: Type 1 diabetes is caused by auto immune disorder that is our body attacks our own body consider it as enemy. Mostly it is caused by viral infection such as mumps, rubella, cytomegalovirus, measles, influenza, encephalitis, polio or Epstein-Barr virus.
Now I request you all to unit and work together to fight against the biggest life threading evil diabetes and conquered it. Best of luck