Diabetes Day Quiz
14 Novemember is celebrated as the World Diabetes day globally. Take this 5 minute quiz to know your understanding of the disease which affects almost 9% of India's population.Reasons why the reader should take the quiz. This is optional so you can delete this text and continue.
Who is at risk for becoming diabetic?
40 and above,
Those with a family history of diabetes,
Those with sitting jobs,
All of the above,
What causes diabetes?
High sugar intake,
Inability of body to create/use insulin,
Can diabetes be cured?
What are the symptoms of diabetes?
Numbness in hands/feet,
All of the above,
Which is the most accurate test for diabetes?
Blood sugar test,
Glycated haemoglobin test,
How can you control / delay diabetes?
Long sleeping hours,
Eating more sugar,
Daily exercise for 30 minutes
Low blood sugar can be a dangerous condition. People with diabetes often suffer low blood sugar that can spring up even when you are managing your blood pressure on regular basis with a balance diet and a workout regimen.
Most of us have a misconception that diabetes and sexual dysfunction is related to men. But women with diabetes can also experience sexual problems owing to their abnormal blood sugar levels. Watch the video to know more on the issue.
Type 1 diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes) mainly occurs in adolescent. Children with Type 1 Diabetes are highly prone to depression.
Blood sugar values for a diabetic person can be divided in three categories — when fasting sugar value is less than 100, this indicates that the person does not have diabetes.
While treating any diabetic patient, what the doctor makes sure is that, the treatment should be done in a way that does not create any problem in the future.
Diabetes in pregnant women can happen because of two reasons. One can be that she had diabetes form before or that she develops the condition during the term of her pregnancy.
What could be the lifestyle modifications required for a diabetic? Dr. Beena Bansal, an expert from Medanta the Medicity , gives five essential modifications for a person suffering from diabetes. The required modifications could be achieved firstly, by having a good meal plan.
Dr. Meena Chhabra explains that the basic difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes is that in the former, patients have no insulin production whereas in the latter there is inadequate insulin reserve.
There have been several advances in the sphere of diabetes treatment and management owing to technologic improvemnets, drug manufacturing and awareness.
Risk of stroke in diabetic patients is high and you need to know how to decrease the risk. Listen to our expert to know more about the precautions that you need to take and the various methods using which you can decrease the risk of stroke in diabetics.