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DIABETES MELLITUS

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high blood glucose).

 

TYPES
Type I diabetes: Also known as juvenile diabetes, this type occurs when the body fails to produce insulin. People with type I diabetes are insulin-dependent, which means they must take artificial insulin daily to stay alive.

Type 2 diabetes: Type 2 diabetes affects the way the body uses insulin. While the body still makes insulin, unlike in type I, the cells in the body do not respond to it as effectively as they once did. This is the most common type of diabetes, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, and it has strong links with obesity.

Gestational diabetes: This type occurs in women during pregnancy when the body can become less sensitive to insulin. Gestational diabetes does not occur in all women and usually resolves after giving birth.

Less common types of diabetes include monogenic diabetes and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes.
Most common type odf diabetes is Diabetes Mellitus Type  2.

 

CAUSES OF TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
Being overweight
Eating a lot of foods or drinks with sugar and simple carbohydrates
Artificial sweeteners (sugar free sodas, sugar free foods) intake
Lack of activity (sedentary behavior)
Lack of exercise
Stress and stress hormones
Genetics

 

RISK FACTORS OF TYOE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
Having family members with diabetes
Being overweight
Being sedentary including watching more than 2 hours of TV per day
Drinking soda
Consuming too much sugar and processed food


SIGN AND SYMPTOMS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
Excess thirst
Urinating a lot
Gaining or losing weight unintentionally
Dark skin under armpits, chin, or groin
Fatigue
Unusual odor to urine
Blurry vision

 

PREVENTION
Can be prevented by
-Ocimum tenuiflorum
-Tinospora Cordifolia
-Alacia Chinensis
-Azadirachta Indica
-Swertia Chirata
-Holarrhena Antidysenterica
-Gymnema Sylvestre
-Withania Somnifera
-Tribulus Terrestris
-Terminalia Chebula
-Terminalia  Bellirica
-Emblica Officinalis
-Aegle Marmelos
-Curcuma Zedoaria
-Ficus Benghalensis
-Adhatoda Vasica
-Curcuma Longa
-Acacia Arabica
-Strychnos Nux-Vomica
-Centratherum Anthelminticum
-Picrorhiza Kurroa
-Syzygium Cumini
-Trigonella Foenum-Graecum
-Gum Acacia
-Magnesium Stearate