Type 1 Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes) - Symptoms, Treatments


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Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease caused by the inability of pancreas to secrete insulin. Type 1 diabetes is also known as juvenile diabetes. Here you get information about diabetes symptoms and 5 tips to control diabetes.


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Type 1 Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes ) - Symptoms, Treatments

What is Type I Diabetes :

What is Type I Diabetes   Type 1 diabetes is also known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed when pancreas inability to produce insulin and it is recognized mostly in children. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that turns glucose into the energy that our body requires.

Common Juvenile Diabetes Symptoms:

Common Juvenile Diabetes Symptoms Frequent thirst for sweet drinks due to frequent urination. Unusual urinating caused by a high level of glucose in their blood, once the level of sugar is too high the kidneys are trying to get rid of it. Instability and mood swings. 4. Sudden weight loss because the body uses fat and protein to turn into energy instead of glucose. 5. Extreme fatigue and physical weakness. 6. Blurry vision

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7. Acute symptoms of juvenile diabetes can include nausea and vomiting. 8. Big appetite 9. In some cases of childhood diabetes if it’s untreated it could lead to coma. 10. The child could complain of dry mouth and throat. 11. Abdominal pain is likely to manifest. 12. In small children and babies can be observed rashes that don’t go away even after treatment and skin  cremes .

Tips on How to Control Diabetes:

Tips on How to Control Diabetes Exercise:  In order to control blood sugar levels, we should take up cardio exercises. They enhance the blood circulation and help your body in maintaining blood sugar levels. Exercises like running, swimming, hiking and brisk walking can make you disease free. Drinking water before and after the workout is extremely necessary to keep your body hydrated. At least, 10-12 glasses of water should be taken every day.

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Diet:  A proper diet plays a vital role to control blood sugar levels without medicines. Diet of a diabetic should include healthy high fiber cereal, soups, vegetables like bitter gourd, cabbage, lettuce, spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, and capsicum. Also, lemon juice without straining, buttermilk added with a pinch of salt, tea without sugar may be taken by the diabetic patient. Citrus fruits, apples, pears should be taken in large quantities, for they reduce the body’s insulin requirements. Junk foods like soft drinks should be avoided completely, excess fat intake should be reduce. Consuming red meat can be extremely dangerous for your body. Avoidance of fats and sugar in your diet is the key to control diabetes naturally.

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Remain Emotionally And Psychologically Strong:  For many diabetics, dealing with a chronic illness can really do some damage to overall emotional and mental health. It can be a very stressful and traumatic occurrence – and it never goes away! Take time for yourself to relax and de-stress. Find a local diabetic support group and join it to meet others who are facing similar challenges and learn how they are dealing with it. Keep your doctor informed about your emotional condition.

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Quit Smoking:  Diabetics are at risk of all kinds of health complications. Smoking increases a diabetic’s risk for every one of these diseases. Quitting smoking will help control diabetes. Get support from friends and family. Visit your doctor for help and advice and possibly a nicotine replacement patch.

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Daily Blood Sugar Monitoring:  In order to control diabetes, you must check your glucose level each day. It is best to check at the same time each day. Blood sugar should be monitored by diabetics at least twice a day. Your physician will tell you how often to check. It is imperative that you monitor these levels and keep track of them in a log book.

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