August 16, 2016
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The incidence of diabetes mellitus is rising at an alarming proportion in India & is likely to affect 79.4 million people in India by 2030, a 15 % increase from the current 31.7 million.
There is plentiful of information about diabetes and its complications, however, we’re presenting below certain ‘Diabetes Facts’ that you may not even know – Read on.
- About one-third of all people living with diabetes DO NOT KNOW they have about.
- A person may not experience any symptoms for Type 2 diabetes
- Only about 5% of all people living with diabetes have type 1 diabetes
- Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in working-age adults.
- People living with diabetes are at twice the riskof developing heart disease than those without diabetes.
- Type 2 diabetes can be prevented with lifestyle modifications, which includes diet control, moderate weight loss (approx. 4-6 Kg) and 30 minutes of moderate physical activity (e.g. brisk walking, jogging etc.) each day.
- A meal plan for a person living with diabetes is NOT very different than that recommended for people without diabetes.
- The risk of developing complications due to diabetes can be significantly lowered if one achieves good control of diabetes. It can also prevent complications getting worse.
- In obese people, weight loss (Bariatric) surgery can reduce the symptoms of diabetes.
Advanced Diabetes Centre offers a complete Organized Diabetes Care under one roof. Advanced Diabetes Centre has an entire team of specialized diabetes consultants, including expert clinicians from other specialties such as Dermatology, Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, and Surgery etc. Qualified and trained nutrition experts, physiotherapists, diabetes educators guide the patients throughout and empower them to take control of their diabetes.
For more information give a missed call to 7227000100 and for appointments call 0261-2600100.
Advanced Diabetes Centre is committed to improving Organized Diabetes Care.
Tags: Diabetes, diabetes mellitus, Organized Diabetes Care, Surgery, type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes