STATES CHRONICLE – During the National Diabetes Month, doctors’ goal is to raise diabetes awareness for all those needs to investigate their state of health. Lately, diabetes has become one of the most common diseases. Patients who have Type 1 diabetes have trouble with producing insulin. Their body experiences this impairment which causes the levels of blood sugar to rise.
Insulin is responsible for the absorption of glucose which is used for energy. This kind of disease most likely starts during adolescence, involving an insulin therapy to balance the blood sugar levels. Those individuals who have Type 2 diabetes experience an insulin resistance. Their body can produce insulin, but its quantity is not enough to surpass their resistance to insulin.
The set off of Type 2 diabetes happens in middle age. The expensive treatments are overwhelming. Patients also need to follow a healthy diet, changing their lifestyle. Studies have proved that Type 2 diabetes affects people ten times more often than Type 1 diabetes. Doctors want to boost diabetes awareness for those individuals who need to prevent this disease from happening.
Doing physical exercises and having a healthy diet can prevent diabetes from occurring. Most physicians argue that Type 2 diabetes is more manageable, even if the patient becomes addicted to insulin, without being able to skip a shot. On the other hand, endocrinologists who are persons specialized in the analysis of this disease are more capable of providing more help to their patients.
Some people with diabetes who experience the advanced stages of the disease barely display any result to the treatments. Therefore, an endocrinologist can further analyze the hormones of that patient trying to offer a variety of alternative options. What is more, some of the patients can also suffer from other diseases too, determining the treatment to be unsuccessful. They can develop certain allergies or complications if the medication is not suitable for their condition.
Nowadays, when the advancement of medicine is continuously evolving for the better, a lot of new treatments and procedures are regularly tested, being perfect candidates for future cures. Physicians and endocrinologists team up to offer the most accurate care to those suffering from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes awareness should increase, allowing more and more people to be informed about the possible risks to take the necessary measures until it’s too late.
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