Bengaluru girl urges Modi to declare chronic type 1 diabetes a disability

Emotional toll of diabetes 'needs more recognition'

Two-thirds of diabetes sufferers admit 'feeling down'

Indian adults have a pre-diabetes prevalence of 10.3 per cent, the study revealed on World Diabetes Day, which is observed on November 14 every year.

With all the life threatening diseases in the world, the one with no permanent cure is Type 1 Diabetes. But, it is more advisable to have fresh fruits as they contain more fibers and also easy to consume more glasses of juice tan eating whole fruits, that further leads to keep sugar in check.

"There is evidence of an epidemiological transition, with diabetes prevalence being higher in low socio-economic groups of urban areas in more economically developed states", Dr Tanvir Kaur, deputy director general, Indian Council of Medical Research, who was part of the research team that conducted India's largest community-based diabetes study, said, the Hindustan Times reported. Over 200 million women live with diabetes worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Studies say that diabetes is one of the ninth leading cause of death in woman globally, causing 2.1 million deaths every year. "Adult-onset" type-2 diabetes occurs when the body can not use insulin produced efficiently because of metabolic reasons, forcing the pancreas to overwork and finally stop production. Several factors that could put a person at risk for type 2 diabetes include race, age, weight and activity level.

It is a condition caused by high levels of glucose - or sugar - in the blood.

Often, women tend to overlook their own needs and requirements giving preference to the work and family.

More than anything else we as a people are put to ease with the thought that no single disease is being given precedence over the other and all are being tackled with the same amount of effort to promote education, early detection, prevention and management and in some cases eradication of the diseases in Ghana.

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"People believe that just because young people with type-2 diabetes don't need insulin, it is less sinister than type-1, but it's not so". Insulin pump is a small electronic device attached to the abdomen of the user.

How diabetes affects emotional wellbeing stood out as a major factor for Scottish respondents, with 64% saying that they often or sometimes feel down due to their diabetes.

Some type 2 diabetics will also need insulin, though it is less common.

Amla has a good source of chromium which shows positive effects on the pancreas, where insulin is produced and therefore, helps to manage blood sugar levels.

For information or support about living with diabetes, speak to your GP or visit the Diabetes UK website. Your diet and lifestyle habits play a major role in diabetes management as the food you eat has a direct impact on your blood sugar levels.

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