Diabetes

Facts & Complications about Diabetes – ଡାଇବେଟିସର ଉପଚାର ନକଲେ କଣ ଅସୁବିଧା ହେବ!

Facts about Diabetes in India

  • Surprisingly 35% diabetic people are not even aware that they have diabetes.
  • The number people with diabetes in India currently more than 6.20 Crore, Which is expected to cross 10 crore mark by 2030.
  • 10 Lakh Indians die every year due to diabetes related complications. Others suffer whole life with a variety of disease.

Complications of Diabetes

Mouth (Oral cavity)

  • Swelling of gums (Gingivitis),
  • Dental cavities, Gum bleeding,
  • Mouth dryness with Burning sensation &
  • Fungal infection
  • (Oral Candidiasis)

Heart (Cardiovascular System)

  • Cardiac muscles become swollen & damaged
  • (Cardiomegaly & Myocardial Ischemia),
  • Narrowing of blood vessels,
  • Increased cardiac workload & weakening of the heart

Kidneys (Renal System)

  • Diabetic nephropathy,
  • Affects or damages small blood vessels (Capillaries),
  • Capacity of the kidneys to remove waste products will be altered & leads to Renal Failure or Nonfunctional Kidney.

Reproductive System

  • Women: Vaginal dryness & infection
  • Men: Erectile dysfunction

Peripheral Nervous System

  • Diabetic Neuropathy, Muscle wasting,
  • Neuronal damage & Sensory deprivation.

Brain (Central Nervous System)

  • Blockage of blood vessels (Thrombosis),
  • Brain cell damage (Cerebral ischemia) &
  • Stroke (Cerebro-vascular accident)

Eyes

  • Diabetic Retinopathy- damage to retinal capillaries resulting in blindness.

Lungs (Respiratory System)

  • Decreased levels of Oxygen,
  • Impaired gaseous exchange leading to chronic infections.

Stomach (Gastro Intestinal System)

  • Affects digestion, causes Heart burn, Constipation & diarrhea

Legs (Lower Extremities)

  • Sensory deprivation causing pain, numbness & tingling.