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Word Diabetes Day: 2.1 Million women die of diabetes yearly

Word Diabetes Day: 2.1 Million women die of diabetes yearly

Every year International Diabetes Federation celebrates World Diabetes Day on November 14.

"Investing now will not only allow us to reap substantial financial and social benefits in the future, but more importantly it will help people to live well with diabetes today".

With 72.9 million people now living with diabetes, India is known as the world capital for the disease.

Diabetes is a group of diseases that occur due to too much sugar in the blood, also known as high glucose.

"While it is encouraging to note that 78 percent of the respondents were aware of diabetes and its complications, it is alarming to note that women are not taking concrete actions to address this challenge", Melvin D'souza, Managing Director, Novo Nordisk India, said in a statement. When their blood sugar levels are too high, they can suffer from hyperglycaemia (a "hyper").

Cases of type 2 diabetes have skyrocketed by almost 400 percent in the past 30 years and now 3 in 4 Americans are affected by type 2 diabetes, but many are ashamed of their condition. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates, (Wikipedia) and continuous health monitoring can reverse it (as proven in Virta's clinical trial: https://www.virtahealth.com/research). Patients with Type 1 diabetes, which accounts for ten per cent of cases, can not produce any insulin, while the 90 per cent with Type 2 either don't produce enough or their cells do not react to it.

She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 13.

Type 1 Diabetes Drug Market report provides key statistics on the market status of the Type 1 Diabetes Drug Manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the Type 1 Diabetes Drug Industry.

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The patch is an update on the finger-prick blood tests which were used previously, as it involves a tiny needle under the skin which tracks blood sugar levels and sends the results digitally to a phone or smartwatch.

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), food having lean proteins and that are low in saturated fat are good for diabetic patients like fish, salmon, turkey and also seafood with omega-3 fats.

Blood pressure control is important for everyone, but especially for diabetics as their circulatory system is compromised by their disease. Avocados improve your cholesterol levels by decreasing risk of heart disease. You have to do not forget to keep track and stay on top of a whole new routine and that can be overwhelming.

In people diagnosed with diabetes, their pancreas doesn't produce any insulin, or not enough insulin.

Why does blood sugar matter?
If you need help dealing with things, ask for it - find someone you can trust with your feelings and frustration, who will listen. Skip the soda and juice and drink water.

'I will be injecting myself four or five times a day...

Deprivation is also a factor - since poverty levels are strongly associated with higher obesity levels, unhealthy diets and smoking, the poorest fifth of the population is about twice as likely to be diagnosed as the richest fifth.


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