Diabetes, often referred by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Patients with high blood sugar will typically experience polyuria (frequent urination), they will become increasingly thirsty (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia).

Diabetes is prevalent worldwide and if not attended properly, it may lead to serious complications.


Diabetes is a metabolism disorder 

Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) is classed as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar in the blood. It is the principal source of fuel for our bodies.

When our food is digested, the glucose makes its way into our bloodstream. Our cells use the glucose for energy and growth. However, glucose cannot enter our cells without insulin being present. Insulin makes it possible for our cells to take in the glucose.

Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas. After eating, the pancreas automatically releases an adequate quantity of insulin to move the glucose present in our blood into the cells, as soon as glucose enters the cells blood-glucose levels drop.

A person with diabetes has a condition in which the quantity of glucose in the blood is too elevated (hyperglycemia). This is because the body either does not produce enough insulin, produces no insulin, or has cells that do not respond properly to the insulin the pancreas produces. This results in too much glucose building up in the blood. This excess blood glucose eventually passes out of the body in urine. So, even though the blood has plenty of glucose, the cells are not getting it for their essential energy and growth requirements.


There are three types of diabetes 

Type 1 Diabetes

The body does not produce insulin. Some people may refer to this type as insulin-dependent diabetes, juvenile diabetes, or early-onset diabetes. People usually develop type 1 diabetes before their 40th year, often in early adulthood or teenage years.

 Type 2 Diabetes

(Type II Diabetes is also known as Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) )

The body does not produce enough insulin for proper function, or the cells in the body do not react to insulin (insulin resistance).

Approximately 90% of all cases of diabetes worldwide are of this type. Some people may be able to control their type 2 diabetes symptoms by losing weight, following a healthy diet, doing plenty of exercise, and monitoring their blood glucose levels. Overweight and obese people have a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those with a healthy body weight.


Gestational Diabetes

This type affects females during pregnancy. Some women have very high levels of glucose in their blood, and their bodies are unable to produce enough insulin to transport all of the glucose into their cells, resulting in progressively rising levels of glucose.

Diagnosis of gestational diabetes is made during pregnancy.

The majority of gestational diabetes patients can control their diabetes with exercise and diet. Between 10% to 20% of them will need to take some kind of blood-glucose-controlling medications. Undiagnosed or uncontrolled gestational diabetes can raise the risk of complications during childbirth. 


The symptoms of type 2 diabetes 

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger
  • Dry mouth
  • Frequent urination
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Headaches
  • Loss of consciousness(rare)

Type 2 diabetes is usually not diagnosed until health complications have occurred. Most often, there are no diabetes symptoms or a very gradual development of the above symptoms of type 2 diabetes. In fact, about one out of every four people with type 2 diabetes don't know they have it.


Other symptoms of type 2 diabetes may include 

  • Slow-healing sores or cuts
  • Itching of the skin (usually around the vaginal or groin area)
  • Frequent yeast infections
  • Recent weight gain or unexplained weight loss
  • Velvety dark skin changes of the neck, armpit, and groin, called acanthosis nigricans
  • Numbness and tingling of the hands and feet
  • Decreased vision
  • Impotency


Diabetes care 

Here are 10 ways to take an active role in diabetes care and enjoy a healthier future.

  • Make a commitment to managing your diabetes
  • Don't smoke
  • Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control
  • Eating a healthy, reduced-fat diet and exercising regularly can go a long way toward controlling high blood pressure and  cholesterol. Your doctor may also recommend taking prescription medication.
  • Schedule regular physicals and eye exams
  • Keep your vaccines up to date. High blood sugar can weaken your immune system, which makes routine vaccines more important than ever.
  • Take care of your teeth. Diabetes may leave you prone to gum infections. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss your teeth once a day and  schedule dental exams at least twice a year.
  • Pay attention to your feet. High blood sugar can reduce blood flow and damage the nerves in your feet. Left untreated, cuts and blisters can lead to serious infections. Diabetes can lead to pain, tingling or loss of sensation in your feet.
  • Consider a daily aspirin. Taking a low dose of aspirin every day may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Ask your doctor whether daily  aspirin therapy is appropriate for you, including which strength of aspirin would be best.
  • If you drink alcohol, do so responsibly. Alcohol can cause high or low blood sugar, depending on how much you drink and whether you eat at the same time. If you choose to drink, do so only in moderation and always with a meal. Remember to include the calories from any  alcohol you drink in your daily calorie count.

If you're stressed, it's easy to neglect your usual diabetes care routine. The hormones your body may produce in response to prolonged stress may prevent insulin from working properly, which only makes matters worse. To take control, set limits. Prioritize your tasks. Learn relaxation techniques. Get plenty of sleep.

Above all, stay positive. Diabetes care is within your control. If you're willing to do your part, diabetes won't stand in the way of an active, healthy life.


Homeopathic Treatment for Diabetes 2

In conventional treatment, tablets or insulin is replaced for natural shortage in production of insulin, and there is no rejuvenation of pancreas is taking place. This means there is no recovery from this disease, we have to take medicine life long.

In Homoeopathic and ayurvedic  treatment even the insulin dependent patients can be cured.

Selected medicines from ayurveda and homeopathy have played a positive role in curing diabetes.Our medicines given to the patients having blood sugar (fasting) 250 mg/dl, lowers down and come to the normal level within 7 days . This is an amazing success of our treatment. All symptoms associated like headache, itching , dryness ,excesive thrist , tiredness and weakness disaapeared with the treatment. Our treatment along with periodical blood reports can save majority of people from these drastic disease. 

At our clinic we also suggest a patient about how to manage himself / herself with diabetes.