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Diabetes-The Silent Killer

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Why Should You Read This Article?

You SHOULD if you just Why would you care?

· Well, If I tell you 70% people above 45 year are Diabetic or Prediabetic

· If I tell you 100 Million (10 Crore) Indian suffer from this condition

· Cost of management of the disease is 10 Lac Plus

· Reduced Life expectancy by at least 5 years

· Quality of Life deteriorates by as much as 50% with you having to give up one most loved foods, constant blood monitoring, onset of multiple issues like Blurred Vision, kidney function,

· There are More Fatalities caused by Diabetic condition led condition, then ANY OTHER disease (Cancer/HIV/Heart attack or any other pale in front of this)

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high glucose levels (hyperglycemia). In simple words, it refers to the rise of sugar levels in the bloodstream.

1. Type I diabetes - LACK of hormone INSULIN production (Insulin is produced in body by the Organ named Pancreas) - 10% Diabetic patient are Type I

2. Type II diabetes - Insulin is produced but the body becomes Insulin resistant (This condition is also known as maturity-onset diabetes) - 90% Diabetic patients are Type II

What Causes Diabetes?

Type II diabetes is often triggered by

  1. Obesity

  2. Stress

  3. Sedentary lifestyle (lack of physically active Lifestyle).

  4. Genetic

The CDC attributes the phenomenal increase in diabetes cases to the growing prevalence of obesity and decline in physical activity.


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