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DIABETES MELLITUS

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					     Diabetes Mellitus is the medical
        condition in which there is an
 accumulation of glucose in the urine
        and blood of the person. This
condition is known as hyperglycemia.
Frequent  urination
 Excessive thirst
 Unexplained weight loss
 Extreme hunger
 Sudden vision changes
 Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
 Feeling very tired much of the time
 Very dry skin
 Sores that are slow to heal
 More infections than usual
 Diet
 Lifestyle
 Obesity
 Viral   Infection
 Age
 Emotional Stress
 Hereditary
 Diabetic Retinopathy
 Diabetic Nephropathy
 Atherosclerotic Heart Disease
 Peripheral Neuropathy
                           • DIET
             LIFESTYLE
            MODIFICATION   • EXERCISE
                           • ALCOHOL
TREATMENT




            MEDICATION
                           • ORAL
                           • INSULIN
 Control  weight => DIET
 Regular exercise
 Keep alcohol consumption low.
 Quit smoking.
 Take medication – HIGH CHOLESTEROL &
  HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
 Lifestyle modification /certain medications
  prediabetes -prevent progression to diabetes

				
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