We are aware and informed by American diabetes association that the number of deaths caused by this disease is more summing up even the ones by cancer and STD. That convinces us pretty much to take the test at earliest. It is not a disease to panic. It is a disease which could be controlled with oral medicine and maintaining a balanced healthy life style strictly. Prediabetes is a stage just before the type two diabetes. At this stage if identified, a change to healthier lifestyle with balanced diet and physical activity could bring back the blood sugar level to normal.
Diabetes type two is generally classified as the one where people can manage without insulin needles. A scary thought of a big insulin needle pops into your mind once you hear the word diabetes. Keeping the disease at bay is possible with a healthy diet and of course by keeping one active. The best way is to find it early and taking right medications which are available.
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General awareness about diabetes causes a panic even among healthy people. The reason being, the disease is hereditary. In most cases, people do not even identify the symptom which makes it more risky than any other chronic illness. Some people are reminded about the disease gradually starting to pressurize a person in that family and leading to even amputation and deaths. There is a stage prior to the disease where your blood sugar level shoots up, but still you haven’t acquired the disease and only on the verge of getting it. This stage could be used for bringing in a change in your lifestyle, avoiding junk food, eating healthier and keeping fit.
Lifestyle changes are main cure for this disease. Any change that happens drastically might affect the body adversely. So bring in the changes slowly but steadily. Crash diet courses or fitness workouts may result in fatigue. Talking to a expert helps in these situations and sometimes counseling brings in an emotional confidence to face the Read more [...]More
Diabetes in women is harder than that in men for various reasons. Gestational diabetes is a condition which develops in some women during the pregnancy. Although it vanishes after the child is born, the probability of occurrence of diabetes is more in this women than others. Pregnancy sometimes becomes complicated with this condition. The baby might be born with some birth defects in case of this condition. The reason for miscarriages among women is attributed towards obesity and diabetes.
Diabetes in women sometimes results in depression. This condition is prevalent among men as well but women are more prone to depression. Eating disorder is also found among women with diabetes. Although medications during pregnancy are available as precaution, lot of care needs to be taken with diabetic pregnant women. Their glucose levels need to be monitored with frequent urine tests on every doctor visits.
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Rachel is 33, she has a body any woman would die for and a profession which is sober and has lesser demands than many. She is a kinder garden teacher. She was the girl who had the usual life every one wishes for, a regular boy friend, a good job, nice body and basically independent. She worked out four times a week and ate sensibly and girls around were in awe of her body, which did not gain that calories even I f she indulged in occasional treats with chocolates and bottled drinks.
When she went for a routine checkup she was stunned to find that she was prediabeteic. It is the stage where your blood sugar levels shoot up just as in diabetes. The levels could be brought to normal with a routine work out and balanced diet.
She had inherited the condition genetically and could do nothing about it. She needs regular exercises and a very balanced diet and some lifestyle changes to stop proceeding towards diabetes type 2. Initially she panicked and with expert counseling caught on well with Read more [...]More
Oral medication is advised for type 2 diabetics. Not all the medicines work alike in different people’s body. A doctor prescribes the best suitable medicine for one’s body. There are different medicines available in market which works in different ways in maintaining the blood sugar level. Some medicines make the pancreas in the body produce more insulin to handle the blood sugar levels. Some others may work on the liver and control its release of glucose from the liver. There are some medicines which improve the sensitivity in the body towards the insulin produced. So depending upon what the best is for the body, the medicine is subscribed.
There are certain medicines which work quickly In the body. But the potential danger of consuming these medicines is the risk they offer. They have several disadvantages and may produce allergic side effects as well. Some of them even have the effect up to heart failure and heart attack where as some have common side effects like nausea and diarrhea.
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The carbohydrate metabolism in the body generally attributes to the blood sugar levels. Lowering this level may lead to complications other than diabetes. The medications taken orally have their own side effects and hence need to be consumed only with an expert’s prescription. Some medicines do have the ability to make the glands in the body do a overtime and produce insulin to face the blood sugar levels rising in the body. The organs may be not functioning in the normal way to produce the insulin required and are hence stimulated with some external medicine.
Yoga practice may be one of the best results to diabetics. Apart from oral medication the yoga try outs could be done to keep the disease at bay. The specific asanas in yoga help build pressure in endocrine glands and help in the production of insulin.
Yoga, which is an Indian art form needs to be practices with an expert around and cannot be done individually. Hypoglycemia is a condition which follows suit with the consumption Read more [...]More
A diet for diabetics is no different than that of a regular balanced diet. It just focuses on small portions of healthy food in frequent intervals. Any food high in proteins and nutrients and fat free is suitable for diabetics. It surely constitutes whole grains, vegetables and fruits. One main point is to manage the weights and hence a regular visit to nutritionist does well to the condition. A fatty, rich in carbohydrate food generally creates an adverse effect in a diabetic body by producing high glucose level which is risky in such conditions.
Losing some weight helps in bringing the blood sugar levels under control. A constant workout is one of the main part of the diet. Keeping track of the blood sugar levels and maintaining it in a safe range is most important for diabetic people. Shifting to regular and healthy eating habits takes the major part and doing this enables to keep you in the safe range.
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A diabetic diet doesn’t mean you are deprived of all the tasty dishes. It just ensures you eat the fatty food sparingly and concentrate mainly on a balanced diet. The main things a person needs to avoid are sodium rich substances, high cholesterol items like egg yolks and animal meat, saturated and Trans fat like hot dogs, bacons and baked items. These are generally avoided as they risk the chances of heart attack and stroke in diabetics. The main aim of the diet is to keep away from heart diseases hence eat food which keep your heart healthy.
Fish is a healthy food and regular consumption improves heart health. They have the omega three fatty acids which are favorable for heart. Fiber rich foods like wheat grains, vegetables, fruits and nuts help to keep the blood sugar level in the perfect range. There are some fats which are acceptable in the diet. The monosaturated fat in peanuts, avocado and almonds, olives and walnuts can be taken sparingly. Carbohydrates which are healthy in vegetables Read more [...]More