Talented Dr Ibe Chiemezie decided to hit the studio to drop some bars about Awareness on prevention and care for Type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetes mellitus aka D.M is a syndrome characterised by excessive blood sugar as a result of insulin deficiency or the body’s resistance to insulin.
There 4 types of DM:
Type 1 DM
Type 2 DM: Studies have shown that Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with over-eating and under activity
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)
Other types of DM
Insulin Is the body’s hormone that keeps the blood sugar low and within normal and in its absence it rises beyond control
Common SYMPTOMS are
Excessive eating (polyphagia)
Excessive thirst/drinking of water (polydipsia)
Increased frequency and volume of urine
Susceptibility to infection
Get regular check of your blood sugar at least 3monthly
Normal Fasting blood glucose levels 80-120mg/dl
Normal Random blood glucose levels 90-180mg/dl
During pregnancy register for antenatal care and get regular blood sugar check
Eat balanced diet and fruits
Avoid Alcohol and cigarettes
See your doctor
Medication : Avoid self medication, see your doctor regularly at least 3monthly and take medication as prescribed
Diet:Avoid junk food and reduce soda consumption High fat foods consumed in excess may increase free fatty acids and excercebate insulin resistance. Sweetfoods rich in refined carbohydrates e.g junk food and soft drinks consumed frequently may increase demand for insulin secretion