Type 2 Diabetes: Symptoms,Cause And More

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

TYPE 2 DIABETES is a condition that can not effectively use blood sugar (glucose) for energy for cells. Most people with the condition have type 2 diabetes. It’s a common type of diabetes.

Cause of Type 2 Diabetes:

Our pancreas makes a hormone called insulin. Insulin is a naturally occurring hormone. Insulin works like a key to let glucose (Blood sugar) move out of the blood and into the cells where it is used as fuel for energy.

Usually a combination of things cause type 2 diabetes :

1. Scientists have found different bits of DNA which effects your body makes insulin.

 2.If you are over weight or obese can cause type 2 diabetes. Over weight or obese can cause insulin resistance, Especially if you carry extra weight around the middle (belly fat).

3. If your blood sugar is low, your liver makes and spends out glucose,when you eat your blood sugar goes up, and usually the liver will slow down and store its glucose for later. But in some people’s liver produces too much glucose. There may be a genetic trend to developing type 2 diabetes.

4. Sometimes cells send the wrong signals or don’t pickup instruction correctly. When these problems affect your cells and use insulin or glucose, a chain reaction can cause diabetes.

5. If the insulin making cells send out the wrong amount of insulin at the wrong time, your blood sugar get closed.It’s can cause type 2 diabetes.

Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes :

Type 2 diabetes have variety of symptoms. It develops gradually, over years, so the symptoms and signs can seem subtle and may be easy to dismiss at first.

Early Symptoms :

a. Lack of energy.

b. Blurred vision.

c. Scratch skin.

d. Dry mouth.

e. Being very thirsty.

f. Frequent urination.

g. Fatigue.

h. Weight lose.

i. Erectile dysfunction.

As the disease progress, the symptoms become more intense and potentially dangerous. 

If you have high blood sugar for a long time, the symptoms can include-

a. Slow healing cuts or sores.

b. Foot pain.

c. Heart and blood vessels affect.

d. Dark patches on your skin.

e. Yeast infection.

Without treatment, diabetes can become threatens for life. So if you have two or more of these symptoms you need consult your doctor. In the case of pregnancy diabetes can also lead to complications

Risk Factor of Type 2 Diabetes :

We may don’t understand the exact cause of type 2 diabetes, but we know that certain factors can put you at higher risk.

Some factors you can’t control.

a. Your age 45 or above.

b. If your family member (sister,brother,parents)has type 2 diabetes.

c. If you are a African-American, Alaska native, Asian-American, Latino, Native American,Pacific islander-American.

d. There is an increased risk of woman in situations called polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes :

You can’t change what happened in the past. There’s nothing you can do about your genetics, ethnicity or age. So focus on what you can do now and going forward.Simple change your life style can make big difference. Take medication and follow your doctor’s suggestions.

Diet :-

Your diet should be heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acid, high in nutrient rich carbohydrates and fiber. Try to eat meals at about same time everyday.

Exercise :-

Moving muscles use insulin. Getting 30 minutes of aerobic exercise everyday can cut risk by almost a third.

Weight Management :-

Dropping just 7% to 10% of your weight can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes in half. Balanced diet and getting daily exercise should help you keep your weight under control.

How to Manage Type 2 Diabetes :-

The aim of diabetes management is to keep blood glucose levels as close to the target range between 4 to 6 mmol/L (fasting). This will help prevent both short term and long term complications. Managing type 2 diabetes needs team work. Some times type 2 diabetes initially managed by changing life style with a healthy diet, regular exercise and monitoring your blood glucose level.

However, sometimes healthy eating and exercise can’t keep the blood glucose levels down. Peoples who are affected with type 2 diabetes often prescribed tablets to control their blood glucose level.


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