DIABETES CAUSESToday, we are gonna talk about a very important issue throughwhich people are suffering. I have seen many people around me who were beingcaught by this disease. Diabetes usually attacks the people who are aged andare above 40 but nowadays people are prone to this disease in the early stagesof their life. Recently I saw a girl who was just 15 year and had diabeteseventually children are becoming victim of this disease. This disturbs me a lotand I am sure a lot of you as well. We should remember always to takeprecautions and avoid certain things which could initiate the possibility ofthis disease.Diabetes risk factorsDiabetes is known as a chronic disease that usually occurs dueto several reasons such as if the body is unable to use blood sugar (glucose)properly.
The exact cause of this malfunction is not known however, somegenetic and environmental conditions play a vital role. Diabetes includesseveral risk factors including high levels of cholesterol and obesity. Following are some of the major risk factor which could initiatediabetes:1-Insulin 2-Genes and Family history3-Age4-Obesity5-Poor Diet6-Hormonal ConditionsINSULINLack of insulin productionDue to lack of Insulin production in the body, it can primarilycause of type 1 diabetes. When insulin-producing cells are destroyed or damagedthen eventually insulin stops producing. Insulin is an essential part of thebody as it is needed to move blood sugar into the cells throughout the body.This insulin deficiency can lead to too much sugar in the blood and eventuallylead to diabetes. GENES ANDFAMILY HISTORYGenetics plays an important role in order to determine howlikely you are to develop some kind of diabetes. According to American DiabetesAssociation, the statistics suggest that if your parent or sibling has diabetesthere are chances that it could develop inside your body too.
There are certain genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis andhemochromatosis both can damage pancreas which eventually leads to a higherlikelihood of developing diabetes. AGE According to doctor the risk of developing type 2 diabetesescalates as your age. The risk definitely goes up as your age increasesespecially after 45 which is in particular.
However, the risk of diabetes isalso increasing in children and young adults. The other factors of diabeteswhich initiate due to age include decreased muscle mass, reduced exercise, andweight gain as you age. If talking about type 1 diabetes it usually occurs atthe age of 30.
OBESITYObesity is another factor which initiates diabetes due to excessbody fat. Inflammation can be caused due to fatty tissues which can lead toinsulin resistance and eventually diabetes. There are certain overweight peoplewho never develop diabetes.
POOR DIETDiet is an important aspect of health if you intake healthy dietyou will live a healthy life. Certainly, your diet plays an important role indiabetes furthermore, poor nutrition or high-calorie diet, cholesterol, and fatincrease resistance to insulin. HORMONAL CHANGES OR CONDITIONSThere are certain hormonal conditions which can lead to diabetesbut are rear. The hormonal conditions which can lead to insulin resistanceinclude, Cushing’s Syndrome, Acromegaly, and Hyperthyroidism.