5 Tips to Fight Diabetes

0 November 10, 2017

Fight Diabetes by becoming aware.

Diabetes is a disease that has become so mainstream, that glucose testing kits now come in fashion-friendly cases. Diabetes is a chronic disease which afflicts millions of people throughout the world. Cases of diabetes might lead to failure of kidneys, blindness, heart issues and several other serious conditions. Reports reveal that up to 80% of people who already have pre-diabetes move on to develop the typical type 2-diabetes. Doctors even claim that progressing from pre-diabetes to actual diabetes is a process that’s inevitable. Here are few ways you can fight against this slow yet steady disease.

#1: Have a check on your numbers

In order to diagnose whether or not you have diabetes, your doctor will send you for a blood test. For detecting Type 2 diabetes, this can be done by a glucose test by taking fasting blood. There’s another alternative method of going for an oral glucose tolerance test where the patient has to drink a 75 gram glucose drink and then get his blood tested 2 hours later to determine the values of blood sugar.

#2: Move your body and try to lose weight

There is a strong association between abdominal obesity and Type-2 diabetes. The fat cells, especially abdominal adipocytes secrete few biological products which null the impacts of insulin, repair the ability of the body to utilize sugar and i