World diabetes day 2017
Nowadays more and more people suffer from diabetes, and it is really important to start to care more about our health.
The first step is the control, visit your doctor and ask for the blood sugar check. There are many symptoms for the diabetes just like either obesity or weight loss, frequent urination, lack of energy and excessive thirst.
Types of diabetes can be Type 1, Type 2, Gestational Diabetes, and Pre-diabetes.
Gestational Diabetes usually resolves after the birth of a baby. Pre-diabetes is when the blood sugar is at the borderline, higher than the normal one, but lower than diabetics.
In Type 1 diabetes, the cells of the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system by mistake. Type 1 diabetes is insulin dependent.
In Type 2 diabetes the pancreas produces enough insulin but something goes wrong either with the receptor binding or insulin signaling inside the target cells. The cells are not responsible for the insulin and therefore cannot import the glucose, so it stays in the blood. In other name Type 2 diabetes can be called insulin resistant.
All of the diabetes types can be caused by genetic factors, but a main causes can be an unhealthy lifestyle.
The Organization Praxis Greece would like to join and show its support for diabetic people with our personal goals for this day we reduce our sugar intake.
All of us promised him/herself to make something different today. Which can mean don’t put sugar to her/his coffee, or tea, don’t eat chocolate, or pastries from the bakery.
It is just a small refuse but still we do something for our own health, and support the diabetic people around us.
Check out more about World Diabetes Day in the original page of the international day: