Diabetes affects the part in which the body handles digested carbohydrates. If neglected, diabetes can cause serious health complications, ranging from blindness to kidney failure.
The approach in managing Diabetes is more proactive than reactive. Along with keeping patients' blood glucose levels low, we put in efforts to enhance their overall quality of life. Patient education is a crucial factor in managing Diabetes & we keep them at the centre of this process. Instead of forbidding certain food items completely, like sweets, we focus on balanced diets moderated according to the patient's individual needs.
Diabetes are of two types, their causes also differ according to their type.
Type 1, diabetes is caused due to hereditary, infant feeding styles, beta cells get destroyed, bad environment, infections and viruses.
Type 2, diabetes is caused due to obesity, no physical activity, hereditary, low insulin resistance, losing normal production of glucose by the liver, metabolic disorder, the disrupted regulation of insulin and glucagon in normal blood glucose and dysfunction of beta cells.
The symptoms of type 1 diabetes are quicker to be noticed i.e. in a matter of few weeks. They are known to be more severe. Hunger, fatigue, being thirstier than usual, peeing often, itchy skin, dry mouth, vision get blurred are some of the important symptoms for diabetes.
Whereas, the symptoms of type 2, diabetes are slower and takes little longer to get diagnosed. The symptoms are the sores and cuts which take a lot of time to heal, feeling numbness or pain in legs or feet, infections growing on moist, warm, fold of skin like between fingers and toes, in or around sex organs or under the breasts.
While treating any type of diabetes the goal is to control the blood sugar levels. This helps in preventing complications and helps to sail the treatment coardially. The doctors are extremely experienced in this field and take the right measures to treat any kind of diabetes. The Type 1 diabetes is treated with the help of insulin. Other measures like a balanced diet and exercise also plays a major role while treating this type.
The Type 2 diabetes can be treated with some non-insulin medications. Special care must be taken about the blood loss and there are other factors like weight reduction, diet plan change plays an important part in the treatment.
In today’s time, Hypertension is considered to be extremely common. It occurs when blood vessels’ pressure is too high. The blood pressure tends to go up and down, which is a normal situation. But it is a point of concern if it is up (high) all the time. This problem of high blood pressure is also known as hypertension.
Hypertension is also known as a ‘silent killer’. It is simply because it doesn’t show much of a difference in one’s body while causing damage. The blood pressure is measured according to the amount of blood one’s heart pumps and the resistance level of the blood flow in one’s arteries. The more the heart pumps the blood the narrower the arteries get, resulting the person having high blood pressure or hypertension.
The causes of hypertension are very difficult to identify. But there are a few studies that has given a clearer picture about its causes. Smoking, Obesity, Sedentary Lifestyle, Excess Sodium intake, Alcoholism, Hereditary problem, No physical activity, Birth control pills, Kidney Diseases, and Thyroid problems or tumour are the major causes of hypertension.
Around 33% of the population doesn’t really come to know that they have high blood pressure problem. However these are a few symptoms - Frequent severe headaches, confusion, tiredness, queasiness, dizziness, vision and breathing problems, chest pains, blood in urine, and irregular heartbeats.
Simple lifestyle changes will help in the treatment and prevention of hypertension. We have always taken the effective measures to cure high blood pressure also known as Hypertension.
The preventions involve restriction in the intake of salt and alcohol, increase in the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, weight management and regular exercise regimes. With proper medication and these important lifestyle changes will fast track the treatment.