Diabetes is a serious health condition which occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to produce insulin or in another words your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than the normal. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that balances your blood glucose levels.
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When the body doesn’t make sufficient insulin, the glucose remains in your blood and doesn’t reach your cells which can lead to failure of organs and tissues. Overtime excess of sugar in the body can cause chronic health issues. Although there is no cure of diabetes but it can be managed to stay fit an healthy.
There are 3 types of Diabetes:
Type 1 Diabetes: It is a condition in which the body doesn’t make enough insulin and can develop at any age. It is usually diagnosed in children and teenagers. People with Type 1 diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes need daily insulin injections to keep their blood sugar in control.
Type 2 Diabetes: It is a condition in which the body doesn’t produce enough insulin or make good use of the insulin produced. Type 2 diabetes or non insulin dependent diabetes more common in adults and most likely develops after the age of 35 years. Oral medication is prescribed to help control blood glucose levels. If necessary, insulin injections can be injected.
Gestational Diabetes: It develops during pregnancy in some women and can lead to a bit of complications to the mother and the child. Gestational diabetes goes away when the baby is delivered.
It is always recommended to go for a regular health care checkup. Years of going undiagnosed can have serious side effects on the body. For any further information regarding regular Health Care Checkup. Consult our team of experts at Bansal Global Hospital. Fix your appointment today and contact us at +919911062832.