- Excessive urination
- Excessive thirst
- Weight loss( in type 1 diabetes)
- Vision changes
- Loss of sensation
- Kidney problems
- Mental changes
- Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus
- Causes: Genetic, immune and environment.
- The beta cells that produce insulin are been destroyed in
type 1 diabetes.
- Non insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus
- Causes: overweight, higher BMI, they may also have metabolic syndrome in which it can be bad cholesterol, bad triglycerides, and also genetic and environmental factors play a role.
- In type 2 diabetes there is a plenty of insulin and the body
becomes resistant to it.
- Heart disease and stroke: these are 2 to 4 times more common in people with Diabetes. High blood glucose levels increase the rate of plaque buildup in your arterial valves. The plaque makes it difficult for blood to flow or even blockage causing heart disease or stroke.
- Blindness: a common eye problem in people with Diabetes is Diabetic retinopathy, which is damage to the eye. High blood glucose levels over a long period of time weakens the blood vessels around your eyes, when your body tries to repair itself by forming new blood vessels it can cause swelling and bleeding inside your eyes.
- Kidney failure: Another complication associated with diabetes is damage to your kidneys. High blood glucose levels can damage the blood vessels inside your kidneys. Proteins and nutrients are lost in the urine and toxins build up in your blood stream which can lead to fatal complications.
- Nerve damage: High blood glucose levels over a long period of time may also cause nerve damage known as Diabetic Neuropathy.
- You should first minimize the intake of fat content food and avoid completely junk food.
- You should eat fresh vegetables and fruits with high fibre content.
- Consuming green leafy vegetables is always good.
- You should eat boiled or steamed vegetables rather than fried.
- Avoid refined sugar containing food.
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