Preventing Diabetes

What causes diabetes?

The diabetes cause is still unknown. Genetics, diet, obesity and lack of exercise may play a vital role in developing diabetes, especially Type 2 diabetes.

Pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is a strong pointer that a person is at risk of getting diabetes. It is estimated that over 30% of people with pre-diabetes will develops to type 2 diabetes.

Age

Over the age of 45 years, the risk of developing Diabetes increases. This is due to people tending to gain weight and lack of exercise as they get older. Maintaining a healthy weight through a healthy and balanced diet, keeping active are the best ways to prevent age-related diabetes.

Family History Having Type 2 Diabetes

If there is family history like, Mother, Father or sister has having Type – 2 Diabetes, there is a much greater risk of developing the Diabetes. There is also a possibility (although slightly less than with an immediate family member) if a grandparent, aunt, uncle or first cousin has type 2 diabetes.

What are the Diabetes symptoms?

Usually there are no specific Diabetes symptoms when you have pre–diabetes. Even you can develop pre–diabetes in to Type-2 Diabetes, without knowing it, also you could even have diabetes and still you are unknown of it.

Some of the Diabetes symptoms are:

  • Excessive thirst
  • Over and over again passing urine
  • Blurred vision
  • Extreme tiredness for unknown reason

Diabetes Preventing Tips

Diabetes Preventing Tips

It’s particularly important to take measures for preventing diabetes on a priority basis if you are at Pre-diabetes or at increased risk of diabetes, for example, you’re overweight or having a family history of diabetes. Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are the uppermost risk factors for Diabetes causes and that are controllable. People should keep watch on their weight, and concentrate on more physical activity. Prevention Diabetes is as basic as eating healthy Diet, Making a simple Life style changes may help you to avoid the serious health complications of  Diabetes, such as nerve, kidney and heart diseases. Up to 90 percent cases of type2 Diabetes can be prevented by change in healthy lifestyle habits.

Maintain a healthy body weight

Losing just 5 kg, even over several years, can reduce the risk of diabetes by 50%!

And when overweight becomes the normal rather than the exception, Type-2 diabetes certainly illustrates the effects of excess weight and then need to be as slim in order to prevent diabetes. Consuming complex carbohydrates with a low glycemic load is a dietary change that can have a big impact on diabetes prevention in general.

Choose the right Food

The type of dietary fat can also exert a huge influence on the development of Type-2 diabetes. Omega-3 fats can improve the insulin response of our organs. As for heart disease prevention, using olive oil as the main fat combined with sustained omega-3 intake is a key element in diabetes prevention. One can always have a diabetes diet to control diabetes.

Fibre helps to reduce the risk of diabetes by improving blood sugar control. Foods rich in fibres include fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, nuts and seeds. Fibrs promote weight loss by helping you think full. Maintaining a normal body weight is an essential aspect in prevention of diabetes

Get more Exercise

Exercise-for-DiabetesRegular physical exercise is necessary for Type-2 diabetes prevention. Muscles are the major organs which absorbs glucose in response to insulin. Therefore regular physical exercise, by maintaining best possible muscular function, improves our sensitivity to insulin, thus ensuring stable blood glucose levels.

Exercise will increase insulin sensitivity which is fundamentally helps to undertake the root cause of type 2 diabetes.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a powerful weapon to fight against all kinds’ of infections and diseases, will keep the body safe and healthy. Curcumin in turmeric prevents the destruction of insulin producing cell. Helps to prevent insulin resistance barriers.  Consume one hot glass of milk with one teaspoon of turmeric to get benefits.

Go for whole grains

Although it’s not clear why, but whole grains may reduce your risk of diabetes and help maintain blood sugar levels. Many foods made from whole grains come ready to eat, including various breads, pasta products and many cereals. Look for the word “whole” on the package and among the first few items in the ingredient list.

Alcohol

Moderate amounts of alcohol—up to a drink a day for women, up to two drinks a day for men—increases the efficiency of insulin at getting glucose inside cells. And some studies indicate that moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes.

However consult your doctor before to that consumption of alcohol