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Understanding Diabetes Type 2
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Understanding Diabetes Type 2

For a long time diabetes has been known as non-insulin diabetes, it is known to affect a big percentage of Americans (90-95% of the population).

This type of diabetes is due to the inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or the body not responding to insulin accordingly. Due to this, the cells are unable to absorb sugar and therefore the unabsorbed sugar deposits in the blood stream making the cell malfunction, and for this problems arise which include:-

• Eye, nerves, kidney and other body organs get damaged which can cause hardening of large arteries leading to heart attack. (Damaged nerves can lead to problems digesting foods and also in human, difficulties in sexual power).

• When the glucose accumulate in the blood urination increase causing dehydration.

• A person with diabetes type 2 after he dehydrates he / she is unable to compensate the water loss and therefore can lead to more fatal complications like Diabetic Coma.

In understanding Diabetes Type 2, it is vivid that anybody can get it. But the potential or people who are most likely to get it are those:-

  • With high blood pressure
  • With pre- diabetes(sugar/glucose level in your body being more than normal)
  • Above 45 years of age
  • Who don’t exercise
  • Who have a history of gestational diabetes
  • Whose family members have a history of diabetes type 2
  • Who are overweight

Signs of diabetes type 2

  • Blurred vision
  • Having wounds that take long to heal
  • Fatigue is when you have not worked
  • Tingling/numbness feelings in your hands or legs
  • Losing weight even without exercise
  • Need to quench your thirst frequently
  • Getting hungry every other time
  • Erectile dysfunctions(Inability to erect)
  • Dry skin
  • Frequent urination

How to manage diabetes type 2

One of the aims in management of diabetes type 2 is increasing metabolism of carbohydrates in the body to as close as possible to normal state, in achieving this, the following must be observed:-

  • Eating habits, you must eat healthy- choose foods with low fat ,reduce salt consumption
  • You should stop smoking
  • Regular exercising (keep fit) - This helps burn out excess calories, reduce cholesterol levels and increase blood flow.
  • Check on your weight to avoid obesity which is a common contributor of diabetes type 2
  • You may need to regularly visit your doctor to monitor your blood sugar

Here are some other natural treatment alternatives:-

  • Foot reflexology is the first line of treatment(applying pressure to the soles of the feet)
  • Taking 8 glasses of water daily
  • Eating plenty of dark green vegetables

  • Psychological counselling

  • Positive mental attitude

  • Trusting in yourself and your maker

  • consulting your doctor on regular basis


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