Everything you wanted to know about DIABETES

1
687
DIABETES

Below is a detailed overview on everything you ever wanted to know about Diabetes

 

Risk factors

  • Obesity.
  • Metabolic syndromes: It is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
  • Sleep deprivation

 

Symptoms

Early signs and symptoms

  • Frequent urination
  • Increased thirst
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

  Later signs and symptoms

  • Fruity-smelling breath
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry mouth
  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Abdominal pain

 

 Tests and Diagnosis

  • HbA1C test
  • Blood sugar/Urine sugar tests
  • Glucose tolerance test
  • Eye exam and vision testing.
  • Serum Creatinine test
  • Urine Microalbumin test

 

Diabetes
Diabetes

Treatment and drugs

  • Life style modifications : Exercises, diet, yoga, meditations, etc.
  • Tablets/capsules which reduce blood sugars :Oral hypoglycemic drugs.
  • Insulin injections.
  • Preventive health check up, doctor visits and investigations.

  

Lifestyle and home remedies

  • 30 min to 45 min of aerobic exercise (Walking, Cycling,) should be performed.
  • Reduce Salt intake as individuals are at risk for developing hypertension
  • Stress management
  • Restrict Fluid intake.
  • Eat Healthy.
  • Good dental hygeine.
  • Care of your feet and nails.
  • Maintain required body weight as per your height.

 

Prevention

  • Lose weight
  • Physical Activity
  • Lower your blood sugar
  • Get plenty of fibre. Go for Whole grains
  • Skip fad diets and make healthier choices
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control
  • Schedule yearly physicals and regular eye exams
  • Take care of your teeth.
  • Pay attention to your feet.
  • If you drink alcohol, do so responsibly.

  

Diabetes cannot be cured; but can be controlled with the above measures. 

The longer and sustained the control, the better your health and longevity.

This is the key to successful diabetic management.

 

To book our Diabetes Package Call 080 – 33197515

 

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

AlphaOmega Captcha Classica  –  Enter Security Code
     
 
Please enter your name here