INTRODUCTION lifestyle, Increased age and also Bad
INTRODUCTIONThis is the collection of metabolic diseases where by one has a highblood glucose, either due to inadequateinsulin production or because the body cells do not react properly to insulinor both .symptoms of high bloodsugar are;regular urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger (James M, 2010).TYPES OF DIABETESType 1 diabetes-this is where by the body does not produce insulin atall. It is known as as insulin dependentdiabetes or early onset diabetes.
It mostly develops before the in early adulthood or teenage years. It hasthe least percentage of all diabetescases .Secondly, Type 2 diabetes-this is where by the body does not produce enough insulin forproper functioning. It has the highest percentage of all diabetes cases.Thirdly, Gestational diabetes-This one affects females during pregnancy. It canbe controlled through exercise but a given percentage of patients will need totake some kind of blood glucose-controlling medications.undiagnosed oruncontrolled gestational diabetes can raise risk of complications during child birth:the baby may be bigger than the normal size Bingley PJ, (2011).
Causes of diabetesDiabetes can be caused by; Viral or bacterial infection, Chemical toxinswithin food, Unidentifiedcomponent resulting to autoimmune reaction,Obesity, Living an inactive lifestyle, Increased age and also Bad diet (Kirkman MS, 2010).Symptoms of diabetesMostly frequent urination,also being really thirsty, Feeling tired than usual evenafter doing a less engaging task, unplanned weight loss, uncomfortable genital itching and also cuts and wounds take longer to heal due tothe weakened white blood cells in the body and also Blurred vision (Colucci RA, 2011).TreatmentMedication for the diabetes type 1 patients is a insulin injections fortheir lifetime. They must also ensure proper blood glucose levels be carryingout regular blood tests and following a special diet. Some people may be ableto control their type 2 diabetes symptoms by losing weight following a healthydiet doing plenty of exercise and monitoring their blood glucose levels. Ifthis type gets worse the patients end up taking insulin in tablet form.
Thiscan be controlled through exercise and diabetes but a given percentage ofpatients will need to take some kind of blood glucose-controlling medications.undiagnosedor uncontrolled gestational diabetes can raise risk of complications duringchild birth: the baby may be bigger than the normal size (Palmer K 2012). CONCLUSIONDiabetes is a sluggishkiller with no identified curable treatment. However, its complications can bereduced through thorough awareness and timely treatment.
It is vital to ensurethe blood glucose levels of patients are under strict control to avoid the complications.Generally regular exercise can not only in enhanced control of blood sugar butalso helps to manage weight and blood pressure as it decelerates the badcholesterol and accelerate the level of good cholesterol in the blood (GoldfineKA, 2010). .