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What happens in diabetes?

  • Diabetes is a health condition when a insulin – hormone created in pancreas responsible to convert sugar into glucose dissolved in your blood into energy fails to convert blood sugar into energy. Your body will strive for energy even if you eat well. It is level of sugar in your blood before and after your regular lunch everyone should check in pathological laboratory atleast once in six months. This will tell you if your blood sugar is under acceptable level or not. It is normal to have 99 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter) blood sugar level during fasting. If the blood level is between 100 and 125 mg/dL then you are considered to have prediabetes – a diabetes that came from inheritance. 126 mg/dL or higher level of blood sugar confirms that you have a diabetes.

Diabetes types their symptoms and treatment

Commonly found diabetes are Type 1, Type 2, Gestational and prediabetes. When pancreas produces no or little insulin, it is Type 1 diabetes – it appears during adolescence age. Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes are frequent urination, continuous feeling of thirst, hunger, fatique and blurred vision. There are around 10 percentage of people that have Type 1 diabetes. The treatment for Type 1 diabetes is diet, exercise, regular monitoring to maintain blood sugar level and insulin therapy. More than 90 percent of people globally are affected with Type 2 diabetes – a condition where body fails to produce enough insulin.

During pregnancy the blood sugar level is found increased which becomes normal after a child birth is known as Gestational diabetes. Prediabetes is fourth type of diabetes which is common in people who has either parent or siblings (brother or sister) with Type 1 diabetes. Symptoms of prediabetes are age group of 45 years and above and overweight, itching, fatique, sexual weakness, gangrene, frequent urination. Those with physically active for less than 3 days in a week and those who are diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. Common advice you will receive from medical experts to live with diabetes is regular exercise, eating healthy food, staying motivated and manage stress.


Damages due to Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is termed as Diabetes Insipidous have symptoms like excessive urination, dehydration, polydipsia – extreme feeling of thirst. The cause of Type 1 diabetes is due to damage of hypothalamus resulting in excessive secretion of ADH harmones. trauma, tumour and encephalitis are some of the cause damage.

Damages due to Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is termed as Diabetes Mallitus are further divided into two types – insulin dependent (IDDM) and non insulin dependent (NIDDM). There is absence of insulin in addition fat, hyperglyceamia and glycosuria metabolism gets disturbed with symptoms of excessive urination, other complications due to Diabetes Mallitus are autoimmune endocrine diseases – acromegaly and thyrotoxicoses to name, Acute and chronic pancratitis, there will be disturbances in growth, thyroid, adrenaline and cortisol hormones.

Composition of Unani medicine for diabetes

Kusta Marvarid is Unani composition that has extracts of Jadwar, Masthagi, Adgand, Chiraita, Lavang, Jaiphal, Jawatri, Majet, Mako, Gokharu, Behman Surkh, Pakan Baid, Sarpoka, Zanjabeel, Phil Phil Zia. effective over complications due to diabetes. Dosage is 1 capsule thrice a day.