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Sugar - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What is Sugar? There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes In Type 1 Diabetes, which constitutes around 10% of all diabetes cases, the patient’s body does not produce insulin.In Type 2 Diabetes, which constitutes around 90% of all diabetes cases globally, the body does not produce enough insulin. Affects and Consiquences : What Experts say :

What is Sugar?

Sugar, which is medically known as diabetes or diabetes mellitus, is a group of metabolic disease in which the patient has a high blood sugar (blood glucose), either because the patient’s body cells are not responding properly to insulin or because the insulin production in the patient’s body is inadequate. Patients suffering from this disease typically experience polyphagia (extreme hunger), polydipsia (get very often thirsty) or polyuria (frequent urination).Diabetes is a long term malady.

There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes In Type 1 Diabetes, which constitutes around 10% of all diabetes cases, the patient’s body does not produce insulin.In Type 2 Diabetes, which constitutes around 90% of all diabetes cases globally, the body does not produce enough insulin.

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes

In Type 1 Diabetes, which constitutes around 10% of all diabetes cases, the patient’s body does not produce insulin.In Type 2 Diabetes, which constitutes around 90% of all diabetes cases globally, the body does not produce enough insulin.

Affects and Consiquences :

There is also another type of diabetes that only sometimes affects women during their pregnancy.

Patients suffering from this illness need to eat healthy, test their blood sugar level regularly and remain physically active. Patients are advised by the doctor to take insulin to control their blood sugar level and also take oral medication for overall wellbeing. Diabetes patients must also check their cholesterol and blood pressure level regularly. It has been noted, diabetes patients are at a greater risk of facing cardiovascular diseases. As smoking affects your cardiovascular health, hence diabetes patients are advised to quit smokingLow blood sugar level in the body is known as hypoglycemia, and when it gets higher it is medically called hyperglycemia. It was noticed that as we get older we tend to develop the risk of getting affected by type 2 diabetes. Although experts are not sure about the reason, but it is assumed that it happens, because ageing makes us put on weight and we also remain less physically active as we grow old.

African, Middle Eastern and South Asian people have a higher risk of developing this disease.

What Experts say :

Experts are also of the opinion that men who have low testosterone level, have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some of the diseases that affect diabetes patients are cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, skin disorders, ischemic heart disease, gum diseases, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome, kidney disease and male impotence.

Generally people suffering from both types of diabetes have healing problems, whereby their cuts and wounds takes longer to get healed.The A1C test, fasting plasma glucose test and oral glucose tolerance test are some of the tests done by the doctor to find whether the patient is suffering from this disease.

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Popular Questions & Answers

I am 22 years old, female, and i've knee, neck, backbone, waist pain for last 1 month. I have used pain relief ointment like volini, move for couple of days. And I also used arnica 30. But haven't got any relief. What should I do now? Please suggest homeopathy remedy to me. Thanks in advance.

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Hi, before arriving at any conclusions I need more information with regards to your symptoms. Is there any morning/rest stiffness in the back and joints? Whether finger joints also stiff and painful? Do you have itching/redness in the eyes or pain...

I am diabetic since 1999 and I was using human mixtard 30/70 insulin since 2009 with doses 15 units and 12 units mornings and night. Presently doctor changed to wosulin 30/70 with same doses, but I found my sugar level is very very low. Is it high potency if so what dose I have to take.

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Hello, thanks for the query. I have seen the details mentioned. All the brands of 30/70 insulins are invariably having same potency. The level of action is dependent on the units used in every dose. All the insulins marketed by standard pharmaceut...

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