The incidence of diabetes 2 in Saudi Arabia is increasing

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He stressed that awareness is continuing..but one hand does not clap


Consultant Pediatrician, Endocrinology and Diabetes at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Professor Abdul-Moin Eid Al-Agha, confirmed that diabetes mellitus 2, the “second type” in Saudi society has not declined, but is still recorded until now in a remarkable and remarkable way.

He said: Diabetes 2 is a disease that is not confined to a specific country only, but is spread in global societies as a result of specific preventable factors.

Al-Agha added: The second type was not known in previous decades except in adults and the elderly, but now and in recent years, obesity has spread widely among groups of children, adults, adolescents, youth and adults, and with it, new cases of diabetes have begun to be detected 2.

And he added: Gaining excess weight that reaches the point of obesity occurs gradually with some wrong eating habits; Including a lot of eating fat foods, including fast food and foods that do not contain any nutritional value, and a lot of soft drinks, and the resulting increase in calories, not practicing any sports activity, and continuing a sedentary life; What helps store fats in the body.

On the risks of obesity and children being infected with the second type; Al-Agha said, “Unfortunately, we often find that most families leave the children alone without treating them, but rather they calibrate them; This is one of the most common mistakes. Resolving the problem is more important than leaving it. It is necessary to avoid calling obese children with offensive words and phrases that affect their feelings. The psychological repercussions of obese children are numerous. Including psychological depression from the view of his brothers, friends, fellow students, and others that he is obese; Which may lead to hostility, unpleasant behavior, delayed educational attainment, in addition to a sense of inferiority and isolation from everyone and a tendency to loneliness, frustration, and shyness.

And he added: Awareness exists remarkably, whether by the Ministry of Health, medical colleges or private health sectors, despite the repercussions of the Corona pandemic during the two years, the awareness did not stop, but continued through social media, conferences and seminars are still held “from a distance” and come out with important recommendations.

He continued: The cooperation of the individual remains the most important stage to confront diseases, whether obesity or others. Diseases acquired through specific factors can be avoided and prevented, and this depends on the individual himself; For example, we find type 2 diabetes, which may result from uncontrolled weight and obesity; It can be prevented if one realizes that obesity has many other complications.

Al-Agha said: The cooperation of community members with health awareness campaigns achieves and avoids many diseases. Taking health awareness seriously contributes a lot to strengthening the prevention of individuals from diseases.

He cited in this aspect the Coronavirus, which not only our society, but also all societies of the world know about it and how to prevent it and avoid its dangers; Because everyone put Corona in front of his eyes and the focus of his attention.

He added: Health awareness, whether in the field of obesity or others, awaits the society’s interaction and cooperation to avoid exposure to any disease, as one hand does not clap.

He went on to say: It is necessary to continue awareness programs through the media and social media channels on the importance of healthy food and sports in prevention and treatment; To encourage adults and children to follow healthy patterns in activity and nutrition, it is necessary to take care to exercise whatever kind; Being the most important preventive steps to avoid acquiring diseases, urging a lot of eating vegetables, fruits and proteins, using vegetable and unsaturated oils in preparing food, avoiding soft drinks and replacing them with drinking water.

He continued: You should stay away as much as possible from fast food, sweets and chocolate, reduce carbohydrates and high-calorie sugars, avoid eating in front of the TV, avoid using sweets as a means of rewarding children, limit fried foods, especially potato chips, and replace them with boiled or grilled, avoid random and commercial diet recipes. , which may lose weight and cause serious health complications, such as a lack of some vitamins and minerals necessary for the body.

Consultant: The incidence of diabetes 2 in Saudi Arabia is increasing

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Consultant Pediatrician, Endocrinology and Diabetes at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Professor Abdul-Moin Eid Al-Agha, confirmed that diabetes mellitus 2, the “second type” in Saudi society has not declined, but is still recorded until now in a remarkable and remarkable way.

He said: Diabetes 2 is a disease that is not confined to a particular country only, but is spread in global societies as a result of specific preventable factors.

Al-Agha added: The second type was not known in previous decades except in adults and the elderly, but now and in recent years, obesity has spread widely among groups of children, adults, adolescents, youth and adults, and with it, new cases of diabetes have begun to be detected 2.

And he added: Gaining excess weight that reaches the point of obesity occurs gradually with some wrong eating habits; Including a lot of eating fat foods, including fast food and foods that do not contain any nutritional value, and a lot of soft drinks, and the resulting increase in calories, not practicing any sports activity, and continuing a sedentary life; What helps store fats in the body.

On the risks of obesity and children being infected with the second type; Al-Agha said, “Unfortunately, we often find that most families leave the children alone without treating them, but rather they calibrate them; This is one of the most common mistakes. Resolving the problem is more important than leaving it. It is necessary to avoid calling obese children with offensive words and phrases that affect their feelings. The psychological repercussions of obese children are numerous. Including psychological depression from the view of his siblings, friends, fellow students, and others that he is obese; Which may lead to hostility, unpleasant behavior, delayed educational attainment, in addition to a sense of inferiority and isolation from everyone and a tendency to loneliness, frustration, and shame.

And he added: Awareness is remarkably present, whether by the Ministry of Health, medical colleges or private health sectors, despite the repercussions of the Corona pandemic during the two years, the awareness did not stop, but continued through social media, conferences and seminars are still held “remotely” and come out with important recommendations.

He continued: The cooperation of the individual remains the most important stage to confront diseases, whether obesity or others. Diseases acquired through specific factors can be avoided and prevented, and this depends on the individual himself; For example, we find type 2 diabetes, which may result from uncontrolled weight and obesity; It can be prevented if one realizes that obesity has many other complications.

Al-Agha said: The cooperation of community members with health awareness campaigns achieves and avoids many diseases. Taking health awareness seriously contributes a lot to strengthening the prevention of individuals from diseases.

He cited in this aspect the Corona virus, which not only our society, but all societies of the world know about it and how to prevent it and avoid its dangers; Because everyone put Corona in front of his eyes and the focus of his attention.

He added: Health awareness, whether in the field of obesity or others, awaits the society’s interaction and cooperation to avoid exposure to any disease, as one hand does not clap.

He went on to say: It is necessary to continue awareness programs through the media and social media channels on the importance of healthy food and sports in prevention and treatment. In order to encourage adults and children to follow healthy patterns in activity and nutrition, it is necessary to exercise care of any kind; Being the most important preventive steps to avoid acquiring diseases, urging a lot of eating vegetables, fruits and proteins, using vegetable and unsaturated oils in preparing food, avoiding soft drinks and replacing them with drinking water.

He continued: You should stay away as much as possible from fast food, sweets and chocolate, reduce carbohydrates and high-calorie sugars, avoid eating in front of the TV, avoid using sweets as a means of rewarding children, limit fried foods, especially potato chips, and replace them with boiled or grilled, avoid random and commercial diet recipes. , which may lose weight and cause serious health complications, such as lack of some vitamins and minerals necessary for the body.

July 23, 2021 – Dhu al-Hijjah 13, 1442

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He stressed that awareness is continuing..but one hand does not clap

Consultant Pediatrician, Endocrinology and Diabetes at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Professor Abdul-Moin Eid Al-Agha, confirmed that diabetes mellitus 2, the “second type” in Saudi society has not declined, but is still recorded until now in a remarkable and remarkable way.

He said: Diabetes 2 is a disease that is not confined to a particular country only, but is spread in global societies as a result of specific preventable factors.

Al-Agha added: The second type was not known in previous decades except in adults and the elderly, but now and in recent years, obesity has spread widely among groups of children, adults, adolescents, youth and adults, and with it, new cases of diabetes have begun to be detected 2.

And he added: Gaining excess weight that reaches the point of obesity occurs gradually with some wrong eating habits; Including a lot of eating fat foods, including fast food and foods that do not contain any nutritional value, and a lot of soft drinks, and the resulting increase in calories, not engaging in any sports activity, and continuing a sedentary life; What helps store fats in the body.

On the risks of obesity and children being infected with the second type; Al-Agha said, “Unfortunately, we often find that most families leave the children alone without treating them, but rather they calibrate them; This is one of the biggest common mistakes, and treating the problem is more important than leaving it. It is necessary to avoid calling obese children with offensive words and phrases that affect their feelings. The psychological repercussions of obese children are numerous. Including psychological depression from the view of his brothers, friends, fellow students, and others that he is obese; Which may lead to hostility, unpleasant behavior, delayed educational attainment, in addition to a sense of inferiority and isolation from everyone and a tendency to loneliness, frustration, and shyness.

And he added: Awareness exists remarkably, whether by the Ministry of Health, medical colleges or private health sectors, despite the repercussions of the Corona pandemic during the two years, the awareness did not stop, but continued through social media, conferences and seminars are still held “from a distance” and come out with important recommendations.

He continued: The cooperation of the individual remains the most important stage to confront diseases, whether obesity or others. Diseases acquired through specific factors can be avoided and prevented, and this depends on the individual himself; For example, we find type 2 diabetes, which may result from uncontrolled weight and obesity; It can be prevented if one realizes that obesity has many other complications.

Al-Agha said: The cooperation of community members with health awareness campaigns achieves and avoids many diseases. Taking health awareness seriously contributes a lot to strengthening the prevention of individuals from diseases.

He cited in this aspect the Coronavirus, which not only our society, but also all societies of the world know about it and how to prevent it and avoid its dangers; Because everyone put Corona in front of his eyes and the focus of his attention.

He added: Health awareness, whether in the field of obesity or others, awaits the society’s interaction and cooperation to avoid exposure to any disease, as one hand does not clap.

He went on to say: It is necessary to continue awareness programs through the media and social media channels on the importance of healthy food and sports in prevention and treatment; In order to encourage adults and children to follow healthy patterns in activity and nutrition, it is necessary to exercise care of any kind; Being the most important preventive steps to avoid acquiring diseases, urging a lot of eating vegetables, fruits and proteins, using vegetable and unsaturated oils in preparing food, avoiding soft drinks and replacing them with drinking water.

He continued: You should stay away as much as possible from fast food, sweets and chocolate, reduce carbohydrates and high-calorie sugars, avoid eating in front of the TV, avoid using sweets as a way to reward children, limit fried foods, especially potato chips, and replace them with boiled or grilled, avoid random and commercial diet recipes. , which may lose weight and cause serious health complications, such as lack of some vitamins and minerals necessary for the body.





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