World Health Day 2016 — Beat Diabetes

More and more people are getting Diabetes around the globe. Diabetes is increasing day by day, due to poor living style and rising levels of overweight and obesity. WHO marked 7th April 2016, as The World Health Day. This day is celebrated to spread awareness on Diabetes across the globe. This day is organized by WHO (World Health Organization) every year.

WHO organizes this event on different theme toward health and to promote self care among people. It is celebrated to aware people toward the health issues and concerns.

According to International Diabetes Federation, half of the world’s population are suffering from diabetes. Almost people of middle aged, are suffering from diabetes but, they don’t know they really have it.

Diabetes is a serious and chronic disease which destroy our body. Diabetes is a long term, condition and occurs cause of high blood sugar level. You feel sick & tired all day long.

Diabetes occurs when sugar level rise up in our body. Our digestive system break down. High level of sugar in blood damages nerves and blood vessels.


Signs & Symptoms to know about starting stage of diabetes.

  • Hunger & fatigue
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching skin
  • Blurred vision
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loosing
  • Pain in your feet & legs

Types of diabetes

There are two type of diabetes which we are going to discuss below.

A. General Diabetes

General diabetes has these two types:

Type 1: When your immune system destroys cells in your pancreas (a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes) called beta cells.

They are the ones that make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps move glucose & sugar, into your body. Cells use it as fuel.

Type 2: This type of diabetes increases common metabolic disorder in which the body doesn’t use insulin. The immune system doesn’t destroy beta cells.

B. Gestational Diabetes:

There is a high level of sugar in women’s blood. Their bodies are not able to make enough insulin to transport all the glucose into their cells. This type of diabetes affects females during pregnancy.

We can control diabetes with exercise and Healthy diet.

How to prevent and control diabetes

Here are some ways that will help you prevent and control diabetes:

  • Eat Healthy & vegan diet
  • Drink large amount of water
  • Eat a handful of dry fruits daily
  • Always Eat fruits full of vitamin C
  • Try alternative therapies
  • Always take deep breathing exercise
  • Drink green tea
  • Use herbal remedies
  • Meditation

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