The cases of diabetes are increasing very fast in the country. According to The Lancet Journal, India is among the top 10 countries in the world in terms of type-2 diabetes. They are the fastest growing after cancer and heart disease after diabetes. A total of 8.7% people in the age group of 20 to 70 years in the country are suffering from diabetes and this number is increasing rapidly. Every year on 14 November to make people aware of this disease. World Diabetes Day is celebrated.
Experts say that diabetes is a lifestyle disease. In India, this disease is taking the form of an epidemic. Diabetes occurs due to many reasons. In such a situation, the ways to avoid it are also different.
Senior doctor Dr. Ajay Kumar explains that diabetes occurs due to insufficient production of insulin in the body. This is due to genetics, aging and obesity. If a person has diabetes then he should take care of his lifestyle. Self monitoring is also important. Be careful with this diet and do not consume fats and carbohydrates. Do not allow obesity to increase, if it is then try to reduce it.
People ignore early symptoms
Dr Nitendra Sisodia, senior director of sales and medical communication at Thema, says that most people ignore the early symptoms of diabetes. This happens because people’s information about this disease is very less. Don’t know about other problems it may cause. That is why World Diabetes Day is celebrated to raise awareness. This year’s theme is ‘Access to Diabetes Education’.
Diabetes is a silent killer
Dr. Nitendra Sisodia says that diabetes is not a fatal disease but it is always considered as the ‘silent killer’. Due to which there is a fear of many other diseases in the body. Many times people get this disease and they do not even know about it. In such a situation, it is important that people should be educated about the early symptoms of diabetes as soon as possible. Because if left untreated, diabetes can lead to diseases like blindness, kidney failure, heart attack and stroke. Currently, there are a variety of diabetes management tools available. These tools include monitoring devices and apps.
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