Body's inability to manage glucose cause of diabetes not sugar, food

An estimated 4.5 million in Britain have diabetes
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World Diabetes Day was first introduced in 1991, and founded by both the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization. Given the need of the hour to put forth this issue, this year's theme for World Diabetes Day observed on Tuesday is fittingly "Women and Diabetes - Our Right to a Healthy Future"."In most cases, we see women, who juggle many different roles at home and work, approach the doctors very late , As Reported By Hindu".

Diabetes is a life-threatening disease and is known to kill millions each year. Most early symptoms are from higher-than-normal levels of glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood.The warning signs can be so mild that you don't notice them.

Glucose levels are so high because the body is unable to properly use it.

The study also found less than a third (28.7%) of Scots said they definitely felt in control of their condition.

"We also want to see more psychology staff with an expertise in diabetes who are routinely available within every diabetes team".

Cases of type 2 diabetes have skyrocketed by almost 400 percent in the past 30 years and now 3 in 4 Americans are affected by type 2 diabetes, but many are ashamed of their condition. One in seven (14.1 %) had at least one complication or "co-morbid" condition, such as hypothyroidism, dyslipidaemia (unhealthy blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides), hypertension, tuberculosis, or sepsis. As per a study, approximately 10% of all diabetes cases are type 1.

May has been a vocal supporter of World Diabetes Day tweeting: "When I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, it came as a shock".

Type 1 Diabetes Drug Market report provides key statistics on the market status of the Type 1 Diabetes Drug Manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the Type 1 Diabetes Drug Industry.

And then there can be hypos - when blood sugars drop dangerously low. But diabetic women have a hard time in conceiving babies. Packed with large amounts of an insoluble fibre called lignan, flaxseeds help in reducing the chances of heart complications and also the risk of strokes linked with diabetes. You just get into a routine. Whole grains digest slowly to keep you blood sugar from spiking suddenly. If you need help dealing with things, ask for it - find someone you can trust with your feelings and frustration, who will listen.

And it's a life-changing diagnosis.

Eat well - a diabetic can eat anything in moderation, but it is better to build an eating plan using foods with lower calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar and salt; eat more fiber with whole grain cereals, breads, crackers, rice or pasta; make sure to include lots of vegetables in your plan, along with fresh fruit and low-fat dairy products. South Asians and black people are two to four times more likely to develop it than their caucasian counterparts, while people who have sufferers in their family are two to six times more likely.

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