Type 2 diabetes may attack people of any age.
Increase in thirst may be the initial symptom
Headache, blurred vision, fatigue may appear in the next stages.
Wounds that take time to heal, frequent fungal infections may become apparent.
Sedentary life style, overweight, smoking and unhealthy diet habits increase the risk.
Having gestational diabetes during pregnancy makes you more prone to get it.
In healthy individuals insulin coverts glucose into glycogen for storage in the liver.
In type 2 diabetes, insulin dependent cells can't take up insulin since they become insulin resistant.
Elevated fasting Blood Sugar level gives away your impaired glycemic control.
First of all, change your food habits with high inclusion of vegetables, cutting off all the fatty and sugary meals.
Routine exercise may help to achieve a certain glycemic control.
Relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation may assist in the control.
Still, you require some pills to stimulate the pancrease to produce more insulin.
If beta cell dysfunction is detected in the pancrease, you may also need to be on the insulin injection.
Certain other injections than insulin Ex-exenatide are now available for further treatment.
You may also check your blood glucose level for safety needs.
Diabetes may cause blood clots and thereby atherosclerosis leading to a heart attack- Macro-vascular disorder
The longer you have diabetes, higher the chances for the chronic kidney failure.
Diabetic retinopathy affecting eyes is another complication.
Long standing cases give rise to pins and needles, numbness and pain in the legs and hands.
When ulcers become non-healing in the extremities , surgeons are likely to go for amputation.