Diabetes is an immunological disease that affects the human body, and this disease is widespread among all age groups, although it is not an infectious disease, and this disease results from the inability of the body to use insulin as required, and therefore the patient may suffer from the height or Decrease in the level of sugar in his body.
Diabetes is divided into three types: diabetes caused by an imbalance in insulin, the disease affects often the child during childhood, diabetes not dependent on the insulin hormone, this type of diabetes occurs in people in their lives, and diabetes due to pregnancy.
How diabetes is transmitted:
Genetics and insulin dependent diabetes:
Diabetes is never transmitted from parents with the disease to children, but some of the factors that cause diabetes may be transmitted from parents to children, such as high blood pressure, nervousness and tension and obesity, may be transmitted.
Genetics and insulin-dependent diabetes:
the rate of transmission of the disease from parents to children is eight times higher than the potential. In twin pregnancies, the incidence is 100 per cent.
If the mother has gestational diabetes:
there is a high probability that the disease will spread to her child in his early years.
The symptoms of diabetes are:
- Very low weight, without any obvious reason, and without a diet, may be an indicator of diabetes, as the body of the patient has difficulty in the consumption of glucose in the blood, resorting to the consumption of fat to get On the energy needed.
- Frequent urination, which is accompanied by a feeling of thirst.
- Blurred vision, indicative of diabetes, as excessive amounts of glucose are deposited around the lens of the eye.
- Dark spots appear on the neck, and these spots appear as a result of the body’s loss of insulin.
- Feeling tired without performing the slightest physical effort.
- Wound healing slowly.
- The patient has a great appetite for eating, and also feeling hungry very quickly.
- Tingling and numbness in hands and feet.
- Take care to have a healthy and balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, preferably reducing junk food, because it is rich in saturated fats.
- Eat reasonable and limited amounts of desserts.
- Pay attention to exercise daily and regularly.
- Quit smoking, avoid sitting in places where there are smokers.