Diseases and their treatment

Type 2 Diabetes - Symptoms and Treatment

diabetes - is a common disease of the endocrine system.

There are two main forms of the disease.

most common so-called second type of diabetes, non-insulin dependent.

This type is considered to be less dangerous, as the first (insulin-dependent), but nevertheless it is a very serious disease that requires action of the patient to prevent complications.

What happens when the 2nd type of diabetes?

When we say that a person is sick with diabetes of the second type, keep in mind that his pancreas produces insufficient amounts of the hormone insulin or the insulin produced is not used properly by the body.This is a substance which cleaves the glucose and ensures its correct absorption.

Glucose - a carbohydrate that is an important source of energy.But its amount in excess undigested form can cause serious damage to the whole organ systems.


Based on available to date research findings can distinguish certain signs that are common to the majority of patients.Thus, it was found that most of the

diabetes type 2 are overweight.We also know that this disease usually occurs in people older than 40 years, since the age of the functionality of the pancreas (the body responsible for the production of a number of substances, including insulin) is violated.

In addition, it is noted that the disease may be of hereditary character.Therefore, people who are close relatives who suffer from diabetes are at risk and should carefully monitor their health.

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes

If you feel very thirsty, losing weight, see a chronic fatigue and irritability, you feel sick and worried about frequent urination - as soon as possible pass a medical examination.These symptoms are very similar to the onset of diabetes type 2.

What should you do if you suspect symptoms of diabetes?

If you find signs of diabetes, do not delay the visit to the hospital.This will help to avoid serious complications.Even if no symptoms, but someone in the family suffers from this disease, you should be screened regularly.And if you are at risk and symptoms of diabetes are obvious - do not panic, but as soon as possible turn in blood and urine.

If you are diagnosed with "non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus type", do not despair.You will have to make significant changes in your life, but remember that your health is only in your hands.

first step after diagnosis for you will change your daily diet.It takes a special diet to help prevent complications.

Another important step in the fight against diabetes - this exercise.If first you do not engage in physical exercise, now is the time to start.This will reduce the need for insulin in your body and prevent drastic changes in body weight.In addition, regular exercise have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system and blood vessels diabetic patient is very vulnerable to shock hazard.


If diabetes is not treated, will suffer the whole body, from the cardiovascular system and organs of finishing.

treatment of type 2 diabetes

important to understand that if the diabetes is much running, it can not be completely cured.But at the same time, you can live with it, to him it is possible and even necessary to get used to.But the need to make significant changes in your lifestyle.

mainstay of treatment for diabetes type 2 - is diet and exercise.In some very advanced cases require special reception hypoglycemic agents and / or insulin injections.But the strength of the patient to prevent the disease progresses to a stage.In contrast, patients with diabetes type 1, you do not need lifelong insulin injections.

very important to know that the success of the treatment of diabetes type 2 depends largely on you.And in any case do not "klyuyte" post scam of miracle drugs, get rid of the serious illness of a few days.As practice shows, this is not possible.

Follow diet, lead a healthy lifestyle, be screened regularly, and you can win over diabetes.

author of the publication: Margarita Shiryaev