4 factors that predispose to type 2 diabetes

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4 factors that predispose to type 2 diabetes

These include weight gain and lack of physical activity

4 factors that predispose to type 2 diabetes Diabetes

Citizen – Mohammed Daoud – Jeddah

The diabetes consultant, Dr. Ahmed Kokandi, confirmed that there are 4 main factors behind the incidence of type 2 diabetes, namely: being overweight and obese, lack of physical activity and inactivity, the accumulation of grease – fat – in the individual in his stomach – that is, he has a clear rumen – that makes him more vulnerable to infection Type 2 diabetes, compared to people who have fat distribution on the thighs and hips, and the fourth point is heredity, as the risk of disease increases if one of the parents or both or one of the brothers has type 2 diabetes.

Insulin resistance:

Kokandi said in statements toCitizen“The second type diabetes leads to a high level of glucose in the blood, and it occurs as a result of resistance in the body’s cells to the hormone insulin or insufficient amount of insulin produced in the pancreas, as a result of several factors, the most important of which is weight gain and lack of exercise. It is also called undependent diabetes. On insulin and adult diabetes, and in this type of diabetes, the pancreas produces a normal amount of insulin and perhaps also more than usual, but it is not enough for the body or there is resistance by cells to insulin, so it is no longer able to affect it and thus enter glucose from the blood to it.

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Diet and exercise:

He pointed out that the treatment of type 2 diabetes begins with directing the patient to reduce his weight, exercise and follow a diet, in order to maintain the stability of blood sugar, and if the patient fails to change his eating habits, reduce his weight and increase his physical activity, he is directed to other treatment options that reach the end. To give an insulin injection.

Serious complications of the disease:

Dr. Kokandi added that the danger of diabetes, if it is not controlled, lies in the complications of the disease on all parts of the body, and one of the most important complications is nerve damage, which leads to a decrease in sensation in the extremities and increases the risks of injuries and burns as a result of lack of sensation, kidney damage, which leads to its failure and the need For dialysis or a kidney transplant, vision problems, in addition to other complications.

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