Diabetes Symptoms And Sugar Test Machine
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Diabetes is a very common health situation among people. It is sad but true that the disease has overwhelmed over half of the inhabitants of world. The condition makes body unable to regulate sugar content in the blood. Hence, the glucose or sugar is carried into the body cells as an energy source. They aren’t spread in the bloodstream. In some conditions, it is also wasted in the urine. Healthy blood sugar regulation is done through hormone known as ‘insulin’. This hormone is secreted right from the pancreas. When one suffers from diabetes, pancreas stop functioning altogether or face problems in secreting adequate insulin.

In medical terms, diabetes is categorized into two types:

Type 1 Diabetes

This is a condition wherein the body loses its capacity to produce sufficient insulin. This increases patient’s need for insulin. This is given through daily insulin injections. These medicines are efficient enough to control blood sugar levels in the body. For the most part, Type 1 diabetes occurs in children and adolescents. The problem is that Type 1 Diabetes develops rapidly and requires care. Hence, it is crucial to invest in blood test machine accuchek device to monitor insulin levels in the body regularly. This will avoid potential health complications.

Type 2 Diabetes

The Type 2 Diabetes is different. Under this situation, pancreas produces insulin. But the cells of body are not capable of acting in response as a rule. This type of diabetes is normally associated with obesity. At times, women develop this condition during pregnancy. This condition is referred to as pregnancy induced diabetes. Studies have revealed that many women develop Type 2 Diabetes once they reach their 40s.

It is important to detect diabetes at early stages to manage it well. Using blood test machine accuchek device if you have a family history will help. The best way to know about the development of this disease is through a blood test.

There are also some signs and symptoms you can depend on in order to know that you have developed the disease:

Common Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

Weight loss

Dehydration

Excess thirst

Constant thirst

Fatigue

Increased frequency of urination

Wound healing is delayed abnormally

Impaired vision

Complications of High Blood Glucose Levels

High blood sugar or glucose levels in the body are a very dangerous condition. This will eventually lead to serious damage to nerves and blood vessels. The situation will also result in impaired function of many parts of the body. Some of these include eyes, nerves, and kidneys.

If the condition is left untreated for a long time, it may lead to serious nerve conditions and enhanced risk of heart attacks, stroke, and impotence. Using a blood test machine Accu chek device and keeping a check on levels of blood glucose is important to manage diabetes and stay healthy.


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