Thursday, 4 September 2014

What is Diabetes - Some Detailed Analysis

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency or malfunction of insulin resulting in  elevated blood sugar levels . Diabetes is a disease that causes damage to multiple organs.

Diabetes is not a single disease. To be the most common types of type 2 diabetes , which occurs in the initial period to the phenomenon of insulin resistance . Diabetes is most commonly associated with obesity, does not initially require insulin treatment, but drugs that reduce tissue insulin resistance.

In type 1 diabetes the pancreas is damaged cells produce insulin, resulting in complete disappearance at the time of manufacture. Without insulin, glucose in the blood increases, especially after a meal and as a result appears in the urine.
Definition of diabetes by. WHO

Diabetes (Diabetes mellitus) is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) resulting from a defect in the production or action of insulin secreted by the beta cells of the pancreas.

Chronic hyperglycemia associated with damage, dysfunction and failure of various organs, especially to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, the heart and blood vessels.

A Diabetic Person

A person who suffers from diabetes is called diabetic . The word comes from the Latin name of diabetes "Diabetes mellitus".

People with diabetes who are treated with insulin or medicines that lower blood sugar levels are also vulnerable to the occurrence of too low blood glucose (hypoglycemia - hypoglycemia). As a result, their brain is not getting enough glucose and are vulnerable to loss of consciousness due to hypoglycemia.

Prior to occur most often symptoms of low blood sugar levels as weakness, pallor, palpitations, trembling hands, inadequate (odd) behavior. Sometimes we mistakenly conclude that this person is under the influence of alcohol and refused her help.

Therefore, for the safety of diabetics is recommended to wear armbands indicating that the person has diabetes. Sometimes this information can be found in the documents of the patient.

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That tells us that in the event of hypoglycemia need to give the person something sweet to drink or even a sugar cube. In case of unconsciousness as soon as possible call the ambulance. Doctor diabetologist.

Contemporary specialized care of patients with diabetes requires a comprehensive approach to the treatment of this disease due to the fact that the late complications of diabetes, as well as co-morbidities, require treatment in a variety of specialist clinics.

The team involved in the treatment of diabetes include:

  • Diabetes specialist doctor (doctor spacjalista in the field of diabetes)
  • Nurse education
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist
  • Family doctor
Doctors in other specialties involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic complications of diabetes as an ophthalmologist, neurologist, nephrologist (a physician specialist in kidney disease), a cardiologist (a physician specialist in diseases of the heart), an endocrinologist (a physician specialist in diseases of the endocrine system).

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