Diabetes CampAugust 04
Diabetes consist a different group of diseases with a variety of causes. Person with diabetes has high blood sugar also known as high blood glucose or hyperglycemia. When we eat food our body make energy from it. Food has proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Our digestive system break food into some parts like sugars and acids and it is our body’s fuel.Body’s fuel store energy in our liver, muscles and body fat. When this process disrupt by abnormal chemical reaction in our body it is known as metabolic disorder. Diabetes is an example of metabolic disorder. Diabetes occurs when our body doesn’t make enough insulin or unable to use insulin effectively. There are different types of diabetes like type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes. Type 1 and 2 diabetes developed by defect in specific genes. Certain drugs or chemicals, diseases of the pancreas, infections and other condition. Gestational diabetes developed during pregnancy only. Type 1 diabetes caused due to lack of insulin in our body. It is occurs in children and adults. Type 2 diabetes caused when our muscles, body fat, liver can’t use insulin properly. It is occurs in middle age and older age and also in person who is overweight. Gestational diabetes caused by hormonal changes. Diabetes patient have to eat healthy food and reduced fat diet. They have to do exercise regularly. They have to schedule two to three diabetes checkups a year. These all things are very important for diabetes patient. Care for diabetes patients is very important and Nirmal hospital helped them by organised health awareness activity at Swami Vivekanand garden on 25th June morning between 6:00 am to 8:00 am. Wherein more than 200 people got their Blood sugar levels checked.