Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases whereby a person (or other animal) has high blood sugar due to an inability to produce, or inability to metabolize, sufficient quantities of the hormone insulin.

Diabetes is also called diabetes mellitus. A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high blood glucose). What is the main cause of diabetes? The exact cause of most types of diabetes is unknown. In all cases, sugar builds up in the bloodstream. This is because the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes may be caused by a combination of genetic or environmental factors.

What are the first signs of being a diabetic?

Diabetes Symptoms

Urinating often.

Feeling very thirsty.

Feeling very hungry—even though you are eating.

Extreme fatigue.

Blurry vision.

Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal.

Weight loss—even though you are eating more (type 1)

Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2)

Warning signs of diabetes?

Early signs and symptoms of diabetes

Frequent urination. When your blood sugar is high, your kidneys expel the excess blood sugar, causing you to urinate more frequently. ...

Increased thirst. ...

Fatigue. ...

Blurred vision. ...

Increased hunger. ...

Unexplained weight loss. ...

Slow healing cuts and wounds. ...

Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet.

What are the three main symptoms of diabetes? However, the most common diabetes symptoms experienced by many people with diabetes are increased thirst, increased urination, feeling tired, and losing weight.

How to cure diabetes 

It's never too late to start.

Lose extra weight. Losing weight reduces the risk of diabetes. ...

Be more physically active. There are many benefits to regular physical activity. ...

Eat healthy plant foods. Plants provide vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates in your diet. ...

Eat healthy fats. ...

Skip fad diets and make healthier choices.

What are six things you can do to prevent diabetes?

Start with these six tips:

1. Cut sugar and refined carbohydrates from your diet. Eating foods high in refined carbohydrates and sugar increases blood sugar and insulin levels, which may lead to diabetes over time. ...

2. Quit smoking if you are a current tobacco user. ...

3. Watch your portions. ...

4. Aim for 30. ...

5. Drink water. ...

6. Eat fiber.

Can you actually prevent diabetes?

Yes! You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with proven, achievable lifestyle changes—such as losing a small amount of weight and getting more physically active—even if you're at high risk.

Which foods help prevent diabetes?

The more vegetables, the better for preventing diabetes, and green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, arugula, and lettuce are excellent choices. They are not only sources of fiber, calcium, and vitamin A but also are low enough in calories to help with weight loss.

What causes diabetes mellitus 10?

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition or a disease that affects the body's ability to use the energy found in food. It is referred to as diabetes. It is the condition where the pancreas gland does not generate enough insulin required by the body to regulate glucose metabolism.

What are the causes and prevention of diabetes?

While the causes of diabetes differ from body to body, some of the most common factors that can lead to diabetes are obesity, an unhealthy diet, alcohol consumption, and an inactive lifestyle. Age plays a crucial role, too, more often than not. Diabetes can also be inherited genetically.

What is the best treatment for diabetes?

Metformin (Fortamet, Glumetza, others) is generally the first medication prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works primarily by lowering glucose production in the liver and improving your body's sensitivity to insulin so that your body uses insulin more effectively.

Easy Ways to Lower Blood Sugar Levels Naturally

1. Exercise regularly. ...

2. Manage your carb intake. ...

3. Eat more fiber. ...

4. Drink water and stay hydrated. ...

5. Implement portion control. ...

6. Choose foods with a low glycemic index. ...

7. Try to manage your stress levels. ...

8. Monitor your blood sugar levels.

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