Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes is one of the most talked about diseases across the globe that causes high blood sugar levels in the body. A detail study of types of diabetes is known as Diabetolgy.
DM increases blood glucose levels due to inadequate production of insulin or the abnormal response of body cells to insulin. Glucose, a vital source of energy to body cells and is the product formed when the food we eat breaks down.
Type 1 diabetes is insulin-dependent due to inadequate production or abnormal response of body cells to insulin. Whereas Type 2 diabetes is non-insulin dependent and most commonly found in India.
Symptoms of diabetes include:
- Frequent urination
- Increased thirst
- Extreme tiredness
- Generalised weakness
- Unexplained weight loss
- Blurred vision
- Bedwetting (in children)
- Dark patches on armpits or neck
- Dry, itchy skin
- Pricking sensation or numbness in hands and feet
- Sores that heal slowly
- Skin infections
- Male sexual dysfunction
- Women who are diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes/PCOD
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol levels
Although diabetes has no cure, you can take steps to manage your diabetes and stay healthy. Our diabetologists and his team can guide you through your way to the reversal of diabetes with their clinical excellence, consistent care and diabetes reversal programs.