In this post, we will be familiar with Diabetes.this includes, diabetes awareness facts and diabetes definition, diabetes causes, -what is Diabetes?hope you will found it helpful
“What is Diabetes? diabetes definition”
Diabetes definition-“The term ‘Diabetes’ originated from the Greek word ‘Diabainein.’It Refers to ‘Siphon’ .since people who have diabetes passed water like a siphon.We know very well that whether the patient is suffering from diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipidus,
both show similarities by Excessive Urination that is Polyuria.it resembles to siphon.
TOP 9 Diabetes Awareness facts
Here are top 9 diabetes awareness which is as follows
- Diabetes can occur in any phase of life.
Eventually, Diabetes caused due to the scarcity of precautions, i.e., Bad lifestyle. We are not expecting that we would be diabetes patient .we are careless about diabetes symptoms. Brother, anybody can suffer from diabetes patient. Therefore don’t be irresponsible.
2.Sugar Doesn’t Cause Diabetes-This is only diabetes myth that sugar/sweet causes diabetes.By coming post, you will get to know that Sugar Doesn’t Cause Diabetes. But for diabetes patient, the sugar is like poison as this has much glucose unable to utilized as insulin is produced in body is very less
3.The number of patient with diabetes has shown tremendous increasements from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million+ in 2014. The global condition of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age also shows rapid growth from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014.
4.WHO(world health organization) reported that the number of people who have diabetes would more than twice in 2030.
5.Kill more lives than the number of deaths caused by Both the AIDS(Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) and Breast cancer combined.
6.America is a well-developed country in Our world.Despite it, Diabetes is killing each American in every 3 minutes.Hence you will not get shocked if I will say about developing countries. Diabetes prevalence is has been rising more rapidly in developing countries.
7.India is being said the capital of diabetes in the world. 50 million who has diabetes type 2.
8.In 2012 Diabetes caused an estimated 1.5 million deaths.On the other hand, 2.2 million deaths were attributable to high blood glucose.
9.According to WHO (WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ), diabetes is the 7th leading cause of mortality in 2030.
Diabetes causes due to
The diabetes causes will be very apparent by following points
Diabetes is a chronic disease. Increased blood sugar causes diabetes.
Glucose is a sugar molecule derived from carbohydrate, glucose in the blood called blood sugar.It is possible when the pancreas does not produce insulin or our body lost ability to use insulin efficiently.
Mechanisms of the body during diabetes.
- We know very well that we eat food to gain energy. The food converted to glucose.
- The pancreas secretes insulin at that time
- Insulin helps glucose by opening the cells.
- Glucose goes inside the cell by passing cell membrane.
- Mitochondria converted this glucose into ATP (adenosine triphosphate), i.e., the energy that we used.
- But in case of diabetes, this mechanism failed due to lack of insulin.
We will learn about the effect, types, precaution, measures medicines, etc. of diabetes in coming post.
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