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Diabetes
Diabetes and your health
The main sugar in the body is called glucose. Most of the foods that you normally consume are converted into glucose and this is released into the blood. This sugar is transported to the cells of the body to carry energy, this process is done by means of a hormone called insulin that is secreted by the pancreas.
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How is diabetes diagnosed?
The following signs or symptoms are the classic ones to begin to think about whether I have diabetes, however, many patients fail to perceive any.
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Treatment and care
There are multiple options for treating diabetes that can help control blood sugar levels. Each medicine accomplishes it in a different way. Next, you can see what those medications are and the effect they have on your body.
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It's time to control your diabetes
The complications that can occur due to diabetes are as in all diseases of care, but it has been proven that a good control can delay the onset and evolution of these complications. Therefore, you should follow all the care your doctor advises you and make good use of your treatments.
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The ABC for the control of diabetes
It is very easy for you to measure your sugar level from the comfort of your home. It is recommended that every diabetic patient have a glucometer at their fingertips, this is a device that works with a small drop of blood taken from the patient's finger. If you have a meter at home, follow the instructions below
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Change your lifestyle
Changes in the diet of a newly diagnosed patient with diabetes are essential. You can begin to lower your blood glucose values with a healthy and balanced diet, this without neglecting your medications.
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Emotional factors in diabetes
Diabetes can be cured? Diabetes is a chronic disease that is controlled, but to this day it cannot be cured.
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Have you heard about the metabolic syndrome?
The metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that increase the chances of suffering from heart disease, diabetes or stroke. Among the risk factors to get to have metabolic syndrome are the following.
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Educational videos
Educational videos
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