As per World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is a chronic disease, which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.
This leads to an increased concentration of glucose in the blood (which is also known as hyperglycaemia).
With the sharp increase in incidences of sedentary lifestyle, increased consumption of fast food and insufficient physical activity, cases of people suffering from diabetes is rising tremendously.
The statistics as per WHO projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030.
Patients with high blood sugar typically experience symptoms like frequent urination (polyuria), they will become increasingly thirsty (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia).
If not treated and monitored, high blood glucose levels can lead to various complications like –
Therefore, it is essential to consult Bharatiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital’s reputed Diabetologists in the early stages of the disease itself so that patients can be guided to manage the disease with a multi-disciplinary approach.