Diabetes the silent killer

In the wake of Global Diabetes report 2016, published by UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), which dropped a bombshell revealing that almost half a billion (422 million) adults are suffering from Diabetes.

Concerns have been raised as how to control the epidemic of Diabetes, before one become its next target. Well, by following the given suggestions one could hopefully stay away from the modern silent killer.

Checking on the Symptoms

It is unfortunate that the masses do not know the common signs of Diabetes, such persons as a result don not get themselves diagnosed at times. Therefore the common symptoms as per Diabetes.org are:

Urinating often, feeling very thirsty, feeling very hungry (even though you are eating), extreme fatigue, blurry vision, cuts or bruises that are slow to heal, Weight loss – even though you are eating more (type-1) and lastly tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands or feet (type 2)

How to control it (Diabetes) form it attacks

According to NDTV, the following changes in one’s lifestyle could hopefully reduce the chances of getting Diabetes

Well-balanced diet: the best thing that you can do is adopting a well balanced diet, which includes lots of whole grains and vegetables. Observe strict abstinence from highly processed foods and curtail your intake of red and prepared meats

However, other sources of proteins are favored i.e. soya, pulses, low fat milk products like yogurt, milk and Paneer (sort of cheese).

Regular exercise: It is a must for keeping your glucose levels under control. Muscle movement results in the utilization of insulin. Exercise i.e. a thirty minutes walk every day, it will cut your risk of diabetes by one- third.

Reduce the unnecessary kilos: This one is for over-weight, dropping about 5 to 10 percent of your weight can slash the danger of Type 2 diabetes to half.

Lastly, no smoking seriously: Studies have revealed that there is a direct link between smoking and developing cardio-vascular diseases

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