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1 year ago
What is type 2 diabetes?
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1 year ago
Type 2 diabetes is when the body is unable to effectively use the insulin in the body. It accounts for 95% of the total diabetes cases. It is usually diagnosed in age group of 35 to 45 years. A healthy diet and regular exercise can help prevent diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is managed by oral medications.
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1 year ago
is type 2 diabetes curable
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1 year ago
No. Type 2 diabetes cannot be completely cured, but can be managed well with oral medications, insulin along with dietary changes and lifestyle modifications.
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Is type 2 diabetes preventable?
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1 year ago
Regular moderate physical activity coupled with healthy diet can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Losing even 5% to 7% of weight helps with prevention of diabetes.
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1 year ago
is type 2 diabetes genetic
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1 year ago
Yes. Type 2 diabetes does have a strong genetic linkage and tends to run in families. If your parents, grandparents or real siblings have it, there is a higher chance of you being diagnosed with it.
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1 year ago
is type 2 diabetes fatal
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Type 2 diabetes can be fatal if not controlled adequately in time as it affects all organs of the body. It can cause complications in the heart, brain, eyes, kidneys and nerves which can then be fatal.
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1 year ago
Is type 2 diabetes preventable?
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1 year ago
By following a regular moderate physical activity coupled with healthy diet, you can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes: 1) Get into the habit of 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise 5 days a week. 2) If you are overweight, shed those extra kilos. 3) Losing even 5% to 7 % of weight can prevent diabetes. 4) Opt for whole grains instead of refined foods. 5) Include five portions of fruits and vegetables (each portion is equal to handful) into your daily diet.
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1 year ago
does type 2 diabetes require insulin
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1 year ago
Yes. Type 2 diabetes might require insulin for controlling blood sugar levels if the levels remain high despite oral anti-diabetes drugs.
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1 year ago
how type 2 diabetes develops
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1 year ago
Type 2 diabetes or insulin resistance diabetes develops as a result of the body cells not being to use the insulin hormone circulating in the blood. Because of this the blood sugar levels remain high continuously leading to symptoms of diabetes.
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1 year ago
Which diabetes is more dangerous? Type 1 or type 2?
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Type 2 Diabetes is much more common that Type 1. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes have their own set of complications, but with current treatment modalities, patients with either of the two types can live a healthy and fulfilling life. India has the largest number of diabetics in the world. Around 6.2 crore people in India suffer from diabetes. Many patients of diabetes in India are still undiagnosed. Here are some important facts about diabetes that you should know. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type Diabetes is a disease in which the blood glucose levels in the body stay consistently above normal. Insulin is the hormone which regulates blood glucose levels. Type 1 Diabetes: In this type of diabetes body does not produce enough insulin. It is usually diagnosed in children and young adults. There is no known way to prevent it. Giving Insulin injection is the only treatment.But only 5% of people with diabetes have this form of the disease. Type 2 Diabetes: It results from the body’s ineffective use of Insulin. It is usually diagnosed in age group of 35-45. It is the most common form of diabetes. It can be prevented by healthy diet and exercise. Type 2 diabetes is managed by oral medications. Type 2 diabetes may have no symptoms Many cases of type 2 diabetes have no or very mild symptoms. The typical symptoms of diabetes are frequent urination, excessive thirst and hunger, extreme fatigue and delayed healing of cuts and other injuries. Type 2 diabetes is preventable Regular moderate physical activity coupled with healthy diet can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Losing even 5-7 % of weight can prevent diabetes. Early detection of diabetes can prevent complications Large numbers of diabetes patients in India are undiagnosed. This may lead to complications of heart, kidney, eyes and nerves. Early detection and control can prevent all these complications.
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1 year ago
is type 2 diabetes reversible with diet
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1 year ago
Yes. Borderline cases of type 2 diabetes can be reversed with strict dietary changes and lifestyle changes like weight loss and regular exercise.
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1 year ago
how type 2 diabetes is diagnosed
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1 year ago
Type 2 diabetes is diagnosed by doing blood tests like- fasting/random/post lunch blood sugar, Hba1c and urine tests like urine glucose and proteins. High levels of sugar indicate diabetes.
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1 year ago
is type 2 diabetes a disability
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No. Type 2 diabetes is not a disability. It is a metabolic disorder just like high blood pressure that needs to be managed and kept under check with diet and lifestyle changes along with medicines.
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