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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Discovering Techniques That Will Help You Handle Diabetes



Diabetes as a disease has been a thorn in the flesh for many people worldwide as more and more people are falling prey to it in different stages of their lives. Scientists have been working on different techniques that would eventually help diabetics in effectively handling the disease. But the fear that once existed in people with regards to the disease is yet to recede. This is because the disease is no longer prevalent among the aged people but also young children, pregnant women and others. However, the detrimental effects are still largely seen in the elderly people as the disease is known to reduce the power within their body quickly. Surely there have to be some effective techniques in handling diabetes. But the question is: what are they?
Most scientists believe the environmental factors to be the main reason for destroying the immune system in the body that eventually destroys the insulin secreting cells. Therefore, controlling blood sugar level in the body becomes so difficult. In such cases, the only alternative is to supply insulin through external sources like injections. Interestingly, not many effective alternatives other than this have been found as yet.
Diabetes can occur to you in two different types - Type 1 and Type II.
Type I diabetes is incurable and remains as your friend throughout your life; more like an unreliable friend rather than a trusted one! You can even refer other deadly diseases as its companions in your body. Should be a bit careless in your approach, these diseases will not think twice in striking you. Hence, you need to be extra careful in handling diabetes.
Type II diabetes, on the contrary, is curable. In fact, it is believed that at least 9 out of 10 cases of it have been completely cured before. But to ensure this disease is cured completely, you need to follow certain rules. First up, you need to exercise regularly and also you need to control your eating habits, may be following a strict diet. Besides all this, you need to restrict your spree on alcohol and stop smoking completely. Controlling blood sugar level would also require keeping a check on your body weight.
You will require taking 2 to 5 injections per day to cure Type I diabetes. These insulin dosages help in controlling blood sugar level in your body. However, they shouldn't be considered as an alternative to exercises and proper diet. Insulin dosages will have an impact only when other necessary precautions are duly taken.
Proper techniques and treatments need to be followed while handling diabetes. Though it a feared disease it needs to be respected well. All its symptoms like constant urination, fatigue, blurry eyesight and others need to be watched out carefully. Physicians have to be consulted if you feel you're having these symptoms and take your appropriate treatment from there on.
About The Author
Vernon Mohapi is an Author of "Delicious Diabetic Recipes". As an Author on the subject, he is at the forefront to provide solutions to "Diabetic and You" news letter.
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