Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017
Today Diabetes takes more life than other chronic diseases like breast cancer and AIDS. Many of us would be interested to know what exactly diabetes is and about its types? In this article let us know about it.
Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder where people experience high glucose or sugar levels for long period of time. Diabetes in long run can lead to several health problems like eye problems, kidney disorders, weight loss, skin problems and many. Diabetes mellitus influences body’s ability to produce and use insulin. Insulin is a hormone which assists our body to use glucose from the food we eat and it is produced by pancreas. Due to lack of insulin the glucose in our body cannot reach the cells and it remains in our body fluids. This increased level of glucose or sugar levels in our body fluids is referred as diabetes. People with diabetes face few symptoms like increased thirst, high appetite, increased urination, fatigue, weakness or tiredness, skin itching and dryness, slow healing of wounds or injuries and yeast infections. People with diabetes are also at an increased risk of developing stress and depression. Diabetes is classified into two types namely Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational diabetes.
Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are the two most commonly seen types of diabetes and let us have quick information regarding these two disorders and also about their causes.
Type 1 Diabetes– It is a condition where pancreas fails to produce enough insulin. It is also referred as insulin dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes. It is also treated as an immune system disorder. People with type 1 diabetes are gives insulin injections to maintain sugar or glucose levels in their body. Type 1 diabetes is caused due to several factors like
- Immune system disorder
- Infections due t virus and bacteria
- Chemical toxins in food
Type 2 Diabetes– It is a condition where pancreas produce enough insulin but the body cells fail to use the insulin produced. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes seen in many people. Different causes leads to type 2 diabetes like
- Heavy weight
- Family history
- Insulin resistance
- Unhealthy lifestyle and diet
- Physical inactivity or lack of exercises
Homeopathy Treatment for Diabetes
Homeopathy treatment for diabetes is a natural and holistic way of treatment and it works very effectively in regularising glucose levels. Natural remedies which are extracted from plants, vegetables and other natural minerals are used for treating diabetes. These homeopathic remedies are safe, non toxic and also have no adverse side effects. Diabetes treatment in homeopathy is prescribed based on the symptoms and individualisation theory. The treatment for diabetes in homeopathy differs for each individual as it is based on the symptoms. Homeopathy not just focuses on providing diabetes treatment but also aims to improve overall wellbeing by improving immunity.