Diabetes Symptoms: The number of diabetes patients is increasing rapidly worldwide. More than 42 crore people in the whole world are suffering from this disease. 7 percent of people in India have been diagnosed with diabetes. This percentage is 7.2 in men and 6.8 in women. According to the report, 6.8 percent of the people living in the city and 5.7 percent of the people living in the rural are in the grip of diabetes. Due to this disease, there is a high chance of disability, and kidney failure.
Your body breaks down most of the food you eat into sugar (glucose) and releases it into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar rises, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin works to take blood sugar to the cells of the body, which gives energy.
In diabetes, your body does not make enough insulin, which causes cells to stop responding to insulin and too much sugar in your blood. Over time, this can cause serious health problems such as heart disease, weak eyesight, and kidney disease.
The three main types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes (diabetes while pregnant).
If you feel any of the symptoms of diabetes mentioned below, immediately visit a doctor to get your blood sugar checked.
excessive urination (often at night)
unexplained weight loss
numbness or tingling of hands or feet
if wounds take a long time to heal
getting more infections than usual