Type 1 Diabetes-
The biochemical disorder affecting the body’s ability for the use of sugar, starches and carbohydrates is called Diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes is also called “juvenile diabetes” as it affects young people mostly adolescents and children. In this type of diabetes, sufficient insulin is not produced or insulin cannot be used effectively for breaking down sugar or glucose in the blood for the body’s availability. This is believed to be a genetic condition.
The cause of Type 1 diabetes is due to the partial destruction of pancreatic secreting beta cell. Patients suffering from this diabetes suffer weight loss and also needs insulin. This diabetes is also caused due to the presence of islet cell antibodies. These antibodies are responsible for attacking and destroying the cells of the pancreas which makes insulin. In many cases it can also be caused by environmental condition.
The symptoms of the type 1 diabetes include blurred vision, dry skin and mouth, weight loss, fatigue, frequent urination, extreme thirst and hunger and frequent kin infections. This diabetes can be diagnosed with the help of several tests like blood test for anti bodies, fasting blood sugar test, blood sugar test and hemoglobin test.
The treatment of Type 1 diabetes requires optimization of your nutrition. But the best defense for this disease is exercise and diet. This treatment is for life long which requires a change in the eating habit that provides the right amount of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Eating regularly within a specified time is very important. These are autoimmune diabetes which requires antioxidants for their natural treatment. genetic, enviromental and auto immune factors are responsible for this diabetes. There are several precautions which have to be taken for keeping the blood sugar level in check. This includes proper knowledge of this condition, monitoring of the blood sugar level, taking insulin, change in life style and frequent medical check ups.