What Causes Diabetes ?

Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is classed as a metabolic disorder. Metabolism in layman’s language would mean how our body mechanism utilizes the digested food for our daily needs. Whatever we eat most of it is broken down into Glucose. It is the main source of energy for our body. The digested food when broken down into glucose finds its way into our blood. However glucose needs it gate pass insulin to enter into the cells. As soon as the glucose enters cells, the blood-glucose level drops. One can be categorized to be
Type- 1 diabetic if the insulin production by pancreas is stopped completely. Patients with type 1 diabetes will need to take insulin injections for the rest of their life. Type- 2 diabetic patient’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin or the body doesn’t react properly to insulin. 90% of the cases are

Type-2 diabetes. Typically a progressive disease - it gradually getsworse - and the patient will probably end up have to take insulin, usually in tablet form.Being overweight, physically inactive and eating the wrong foods all contribute to our risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Symptoms of Diabetes

  • Frequency of urination increases
  • Excessive thirst
  • Weight loss
  • Excessive
  • Hunger
  • Fatigue
  • Skin problems
  • slow healing wounds
  • yeast infections
  • Tingling or numbness in the feet or toes.

If you are having any of these symptoms do not leave them unattended and get your blood glucose level monitored.

What is Pre-Diabetes ?

A high percentage of patients diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes initially had prediabetes. The blood glucose levels where higher than normal, but not high enough to be classed as Diabetes diagnosis. The cells in the body are becoming resistant to insulin. It can be called a border line case. Presence of high visceral fat in your body is an indicator that you could be in a pre-diabetic state

What happens if diabetes is unattended ?

Diabetes if left untreated cause multiple organ complications:

  • Eye complications - glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and some others.
  • Foot complications - neuropathy, ulcers, and sometimes gangrene which may require that the foot be amputated
  • Skin complications - people withDiabetes are more susceptible to skin infections and skin disorders
  • Heart problems - such as ischemic heart disease, when the blood supply to the heart muscle is diminished
  • Hypertension - common in people withDiabetes, which can raise the risk of kidney disease, eye problems, heart attack and stroke
  • Mental health - uncontrolled Diabetes raises the risk of suffering from depression, anxiety and some other mental disorders
  • Hearing loss - Diabetes patients have a higher risk of developing hearing problems
  • Gum disease - there is a much higher prevalence of gum disease among Diabetes patients
  • Gastroparesis - the muscles of the stomach stop working properly
  • Neuropathy - diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage which can lead to several different problems.
  • Nephropathy - uncontrolled blood pressure can lead to kidney disease
  • PAD (peripheral arterial disease) - symptoms may include pain in the leg, tingling and sometimes problems walking properly
  • Stroke - if blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood glucose levels are not controlled, the risk of stroke increases significantly
  • Erectile dysfunction - male impotence.
  • Healing of wounds - cuts and lesions take much longer to hea

Controlling Your Diabetes

Good news!! Diabetes can be controlled to the point where it can be considered cured – stands true for Type – 2 only. Although a regular monitory would always be advised.

  • Type – 1 patients can be treated with regular insulin injections and a special diet and exercise.
  • Type – 2 patients can be treated very well with conscious dietary changes and exercise

Arogyam 'D' plan

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Our approach to treat your diabetes is based on Ayurveda and nutrition science - A unique blend. We approach the disease from root levels and treat it with a vertical growth approach:

  • Analyzing your body constitution: This plays the vital role in your treatment plan. At this stage we narrow down the options of nutrition and Ayurveda as per what will suit your body to get optimum results.What worked for your genetic carrier ofDiabetes or a friend might not work for you.
  • Customized diet & Lifestyle Guide: Preparing your nutrition schedule and exercise routine: This is the place where our experts explores and plan the best suitable daily diet routine for you. This needs to be planned very diligently as we will remove certain food items from your routine and but have to replace them with the options that complete your day's nutrition.
  • Guide you on the faulty beliefs and wrong food habits.
  • To increase your awareness about kitchen herbs to control blood glucose level in a natural way.
  • Suggest you an active lifestyle maintenance that settles into your routine.

Suitable For

  • Pre-diabetics
  • Diabetics
  • Insulin Resistance

Of all ages

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