The purpose of this post is to give the Basics of diabetes and overview of diabetes before we discussed in details about it on this blog in future on regular bases to keep the viewers up to date about all the things related to it:
In simple words we can explain diabetes as deficiency of insulin in human body which could arias due so many factors such as it can be inhabitant, due to modern and stressful lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits etc. Insulin is a kind of hormone created by the pancreas which controls blood sugar level of human body and insulin deficiency by means of too little amount of insulin in body, resistance to insulin, or may be due to both the reason.
Basically diabetes can be classified in to following three types. Also the causes of the different types of diabetes are different:
- Type 1:
It is fact that the diabetes can happened at any course of time i.e. age, but most often it is diagnosed in small children, teens, or young people. Here in case of such disease, the body makes too low or no insulin and the patient required daily dose of injections of the hormone insulin yet the exact cause is still unknown.
Type 2 kind of diabetes is considered as most of diabetes cases and this usually seen during the adulthood, but now days it is seen that the teens and young adults are being diagnosed with this kind of diabetes due to fact of high obesity ratio. And the fact is that people with such type of diabetes even do not know they have it.
- And the last type of diabetes is Gestational diabetes which is due to the high blood sugar that develops at any time during pregnancy in a woman who does not have even symptoms of the diabetes.