Diabetes Mellitus, or more commonly known as Diabetes, is a disease in which blood glucose levels are too high.
What are the symptoms?
Common symptoms of diabetes include:
- Increased hunger and fatigue
- More frequent toilet visits
- Increased thirst
- Nausea and vomiting
- Fluctuating weight
- Mood swings
- Pain and numbness in the legs and fingers can also be tell-tale signs of Type 2 diabetes.
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Type 1 Symptoms:
The exact cause of Type 1 Diabetes is unknown, but it has been shown to correlate to the genetic makeup of individuals. In these individuals, the body’s immune system destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas by mistake. And the hormone insulin, which regulates blood glucose level, is not produced to perform its function.
Type 2 Symptoms:
Type 2 Diabetes is often termed as the body gaining insulin resistance. The body either does not produce sufficient insulin, or cells have become unresponsive to the effects of insulin.
This has been attributed to lifestyle habits such as inactivity and having excess weight.
Type 1 Diabetic patients are treated with insulin injections, while Type 2 Diabetic patients take medication to maintain their blood sugar level.
Integrated Health Centre’s holisitc cure programme helps with pre-diabetics and those with Diabetics Mellitus Type 2. Our lifestyle support solutions will help you to make adjustments to improve overall nutrition for well-being and health.