In nowadays, the number of diabetes patients is increasing rapidly beyond expectation. Not only in developed countries but around worldwide, it remains the hardest problem to be resolved in the 21st century. Statistics have shown that more than 150 million people are suffering from diabetes worldwide, while there are over 90 million diabetic patients in China according to the survey.
What are the symptoms or signs of diabetes?
- Frequent urination
- Frequent thirst
- Constantly hunger
- Rapid weight loss
- Easily fatigue
- Itchy skin and blurry eyesight
When a person diagnosed with diabetes, nervous is usually the first respond, fearing that diabetes will lead to many complications. The risk of coronary heart disease and stroke is significantly increased by diabetes. The main cause of kidney failure and limb amputation, even the leading cause of blindness in adults of working age is diabetes. Diabetes does do serious damage to the hearts, kidneys, feet, eyes, even the nervous system.
What causes diabetes?
There are a number of factors leading to diabetes, some significant factors may include:
- Obese people need more insulin to cope with the absorption of sugar in the cells, however, obese people have poor function of promoting glucose catabolism, so obese people are more likely to develop diabetes.
Family history of diabetes
In recent years, a large number of studies have shown that diabetes due to internal genetic interaction is very obvious, whether typeⅠdiabetes or type Ⅱdiabetes has been proven that significant genetic factors exist in family with diabetes.
Bad life habits
There is a higher risk of getting diabetes for people who have bad life habits such as inadequate exercise, excessive drinking, unhealthy diet, and so on.
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