Diabetes is a disease of the Pancreas (part of digestive system), it is located behind stomach and produces a secretion called Insulin; which is important to metabolize sugar and starch from diet and plays important role in digestion and regulating blood sugar level. The well known role of Insulin is to maintained the concentration of glucose in blood, and allow the body cells to use glucose for energy for our day to day conduct. When Pancreas
There are two types of diabetes: type-1, type-2 and type-3.Type 1 diabetes
In this type of diabetes Pancreas produces very little or no Insulin, and occurs mostly under the age of 16 years.Type 2 diabetes
In this type of diabetes Pancreas produces Insulin but the quality and quantity doesn't work as it hould. It occurs most often above the age of above 40years.Type 3 diabetes
Called Gestational Diabetes, developed during pregnancy and disappear or blood sugar return back normal after child birth. It occurs it those female have strong family history of diabetes.What are the treatments for diabetes?
There are two types of treatment of diabetes -
What are the symptoms of diabetes?The symptoms of type 1 diabetes appears sudden which are -
The symptoms of type 2 diabetes comes very slowly and patient is unable to notice them as time passes noticeable and complex symptoms occurs which are as under-
In most of the cases it comes in the knowledge accidentally, when person goes for insurance policy or surgical operation. But any health care provider or good pathological lab can tell you by your blood or urine test.Normal Value –
No, It is non curable disease, can be treated and controlled only by regular medication, life style and dietary modification.What will happen if diabetes is uncontrolled -
Diabetes is a very complex and expensive disease, when it remains uncontrolled leads to micro and macro vascular damage called Diabetic complications which are as under-
If Blood sugar level come down less than 60 mg % in any individual, then following symptoms occurs –Early symptoms
Pre-diabetes means your blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. People with pre-diabetes are at an increased risk for developing type-2 diabetes and for heart disease and stroke. The good news is that if you have pre-diabetes, you can reduce your risk of type-2 diabetes by GRASS prediction.Can Diabetes be preventable?
International Researches shown that there are some ways of preventing type-2 diabetes, or at least push-back its onset. Lifestyle changes, dietary modification are two ways to help ward off type 2 diabetes; some home recipes may play an important role in it, GRASS is the solution for the same.What is a GRASS (Genetic Risk Assessment Scoring System)?
Grass risk assessment is a on line venerable tool, it require some dietary and life style inputs along with your diabetes family history inputs and predict the risk, susceptibility and at which age you will get diabetes, and suggest dietary, life style modification with kitchen spices recipes to push back diabetes.Why one should go for Diabetes Risk Assessment?
387 million peoples are suffering from diabetes internationally, as per different research studies confirm that the same number are un-diagnosed and pre-diabetic; some other studies says that 9.4 % population are suffering from diabetes and over 18 million of these people are un-diagnosed.
It is important if you go for risk assessment to see wether you may be at risk for having or for developing diabetes, than measure for prevention or push back diabetes can be taken.
Diabetes is a degenerative disease and required regular consultation, medication and pathological tests means regular financial burden. It reduces quality of life and also cut short life by 5-7 years. GRASS provides you complete Diabetes status and solution for quality of life.My father/Mother/Parents has diabetes. Does that raise my risk?
YES, if any close family member like father/ mother/ brother/ sister is having Diabetes, than you have risk of developing type 1 by about 5 % and type 2 diabetes by more than 30 percent, if both mother and father have diabetes than risk of diabetes increased by more than 60%.Ise Type-2 diabetes Hereditary?
YES, If someone in your close family member has diabetes type-2 than you may be next victim of diabetes, because of genetic algorithm mapping.Are my children at risk?
Yes, Type 2 diabetes is a genetic disease. The risk of diabetes is multi-fold, when multiple family members have diabetes; it trigger earlier if the children are overweight, sedentary and consume more Junk food and carbonated drinks.What is the Glycemic index (GI) and why is it important?
The Glycemic index is a number that indicates how rapidly a given food releases sugar into your bloodstream. A food with a high GI releases sugar into the blood quickly e. g Sugar, Potato and fine rice and corn products etc. Diabetic patients should Choose low-Glycemic-index foods, will help to prevent blood sugar from rapidly rising in to the blood.Complementary and Alternative medicines (CAMs) or holistic or herbal/Ayurvedic medication useful for Diabetes Prevention?
YES, but the properties of each herb have variation of its effect in every individual, so should be taken strictly with proper counselling and with life style modification. Some popular herbs are used by the diabetic patients are as under-
Gymnema sylvestre (gymnema), Daru Haridra (Barbarine) Methi Seed (Trigonella foenum graecum), Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Jambu fruit (Eugenia jambolana), Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum), Bilva (Aegle marmelos), Garlic (Allium sativum), Ghrit kumari (Aloe Vera), Turmeric (Curcuma longa), Bay leaves(Cinnamomnm leaves), Dalchini (Cinnamomnm zeylanicum), Curry leaves (Murraya koenigii), Amala (Emblica offcinalis), Ginger (Zingiber officinalie), Neem (Azadirachta indica) and Asian Ginseng (Panex ginseng).