Do you know your risk for Diabetes?
1 in 11 Person in the world has diabetes. 1 in 2 Persons who have diabetes dont know they have diabetes. 90 Millions People worldwide are having risk of getting diabetes by 2030.
To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
For a healthy lifestyle it is important that you take small one-step at a time. For keeping your body and mind healthy you have to follow certain rules that will help you achieve your goal. Besides, there are certain measures that will help you to stay healthy. First of all, for being healthy you have to plan and follow a strict diet. This diet should contain all the essential minerals and vitamins required by the body. Also, eat only healthy food and avoid junk and heavily carbohydrate and fatty food. Doing exercise regularly makes your body more active and it also releases the pent-up stress from the muscles.
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What is Diabetes ?
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your the body’s is unable to manage blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar. The following video, explains what is diabetes, the types of diabetes, common symptoms of the disease, and how one can avoid it, by maintaining an healthy lifestyle.
Know Your risk for Diabetes!
Some of the Risk Factors for Diabetes2. 1. Obesity or being overweight. Research has confirmed that this is one of the top reason for type 2 diabetes. As there is a rise in obesity among Indian children, this type is affecting more teenagers. 2. Sedentary lifestyle. The less active you are, the more chances you will for getting diabetes. 3. Family history. Someone close to you have diabetes, increses your chance to get diabetes. 4. Age. If you're over 45 and overweight or if you have symptoms of diabetes, talk to your doctor about a simple screening test. The This test is not a diagnostic tool. It is designed for people without a current diagnosis of diabetes and is intended to highlight a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the next 10 years. The results are not medical advice. If you are at risk or concerned about diabetes, we advise visiting a healthcare professional for further information. The test is based on the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) developed and designed by Adj. Prof Jaana Lindstrom and Prof. Jaakko Tuomilehto from the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland. To make the tool as easy to use as possible, they only considered health characteristics that people would know about themselves without needing a blood test or other medical evaluation—such as age, height and weight, but not including blood glucose or cholesterol levels. A high score on the online risk test (five or higher) means an individual has a significant risk for having undiagnosed prediabetes or type 2 diabetes; however, only a blood test can determine a diagnosis.