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Know About Adult Onset Diabetes Signs

Types of diabetes

Adult onset diabetes is a common form of diabetes which is mostly seen in diabetic people. It takes up to 90 percent of diabetes cases. Diet is the main cause of diabetes. The symptoms of adult onset diabetes appear slowly and most of the times it makes difficult to recognize it.

Adult onset diabetes is to people who are above 40 plus age and here insulin is not a must dose here so it is known as non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Here the insulin produced is low or not sufficient or the receptors of the cells do not react to insulin produced which is commonly known as insulin resistance.

Due to insulin resistance the body secretes more and more insulin and develops a resistance to insulin production.

Diabetes is mainly classified into two types Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is also known by the names early onset diabetes and juvenile diabetes. It is common to children and teenagers.

Adult onset diabetes can be controlled and avoided. People with adult onset diabetes need to take well balanced diet. Diet should be rich in fiber. Examples of fruits and vegetables rich in fiber are broccoli, apple, carrot, apricot, dates, and raisins.

Stagnated kind of lifestyle is one of the main cause of diabetes. Physical activity is must in life. Physical activity include running, jogging, skipping, swimming. Layouts of gym may not be necessary

Gestational diabetes is another major kind of diabetes. It is to women during second phase of pregnancy. The gestational diabetes may last only for a short interval of time i.e. till the delivery. In ignored cases it leads to type 2 diabetes. Women with this kind of diabetes are at a risk of having large babies.

The major adult onset diabetes symptoms are

Extreme thirst

Frequent urination

Tingling in hands and feet

Increase in appetite

Poor wound healing

Unexplained weight loss

Unclear vision

In higher complications it may lead to heart attack, strokes, and a condition known as hyperglycemia. It may also cause coma and death.

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