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Introduction to Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as Diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Glucose, or blood sugar, is vital to your health since it is an important source of energy for your muscles and tissues.

The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type, but either type can lead to excess sugar in your blood. This is the main reason as to how diabetes occur

The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used to gain energy. With diabetes, your body doesn’t make enough insulin or is unable to utilise the insulin it makes, leading to excess blood sugar. 

Types of Diabetes

Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Potentially reversible diabetes conditions include prediabetes and gestational diabetes. Prediabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. And prediabetes is often the precursor of diabetes unless appropriate measures are taken to prevent progression. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy but may resolve after the baby is delivered.

Type 1 diabetes:

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas, where insulin is made. It’s unclear what causes this attack. About 10 per cent of people with diabetes have this type. Symptoms can develop quickly – over a few weeks or months. Symptoms begin when you’re young – as a child, teen or young adult. Additional symptoms include nausea, vomiting or stomach pains and yeast infections or urinary tract infections.

Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes:

Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body becomes resistant to insulin and sugar builds up in your blood. Prediabetes occurs when your blood sugar is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. You may not have any symptoms at all or may not notice them since they develop slowly over several years. Symptoms usually begin to develop when you’re an adult, but prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes is on the rise in all age groups.

Gestational diabetes:

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar during pregnancy. Insulin-blocking hormones produced by the placenta cause this type of diabetes. You typically will not notice symptoms. Your obstetrician will test you for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks of your pregnancy.

Early Symptoms of Diabetes You May Be Ignoring

These are some of the early symptoms or early effects of diabetes you may be ignoring:

  1. Extreme hunger

  2. Increased thirst

  3. Frequent urination

  4. Unexplained weight loss

  5. Blurred vision

  6. Slow-healing sores or cuts

  7. Fatigue

  8. Irritability
  9. Frequent unexplained infections

  10. Presence of ketones in the urine (ketones are a byproduct of the breakdown of muscle and fat that happens when there's not enough available insulin)

Home Remedies for Diabetes

If you have been wondering how to cure diabetes, do not take so much tension! :) Diabetes may seem overwhelming, and may have been dubbed terrifying names such as ‘the silent killer’, but with careful tracking and lifestyle changes it is entirely manageable. Here are some home remedies for the illness. 

  • Planning what you eat and following a healthy meal plan. Follow a Mediterranean diet (vegetables, whole grains, beans, fruits, healthy fats, low sugar) or Dash diet. These diets are high in nutrition and fibre and low in fats and calories. See a registered dietitian for help understanding nutrition and meal planning.

  • Exercising regularly. Try to exercise for at least 30 minutes most days of the week. Walk, swim or find some activity you enjoy.

  • Losing weight if you are overweight. Work with your healthcare team to develop a weight-loss plan.
  • Taking medication and insulin, if prescribed, and closely following recommendations on how and when to take it.

  • Monitor your blood glucose and blood pressure levels at home.

  • Keeping your appointments with your healthcare providers and having laboratory tests completed as ordered by your doctor.

  • Quitting smoking (if you smoke)

How Friends Diapers Can Help

One of the most noticeable symptoms of diabetes is the frequent urge to urinate. You feel the need to urinate more than the normal amount of times. This may lead to hindrance in your work and social life, shackling you to your house. It may even be a cause of embarrassment for you. Friends Adult Diapers can help you break the shackles to the toilet by being your companion as you fight the symptoms of diabetes.

Friends’ Adult Diapers can be your saviour while dealing with such symptoms of diabetes. Friends’ Adult Diapers:

  • Are affordable, so you don’t burn a hole in your pocket.

  • Offer up to 16+ hours of protection, so you don’t have to worry about diaper changes on long work trips or hangouts with friends and family.

  • Have a wetness indicator, so no more embarrassing accidents.

  • Have an odour lock to help you avoid emitting any odour

Friends’ Adult Diapers are the makers of India’s no. 1 leak-proof elderly diapers. Friends have over twenty years of experience in using innovation and technology to solve all bladder and continence related issues. Here’s why Friends Adult Diapers are the best fit for you:

  • Zero leaks: Friends diapers for the elderly are made with high quality imported Super Absorbent Polymer. This Super Absorbent Polymer instantly converts liquid to gel, locking it within the diaper giving the wearer a quick, leakproof and dry feel.

  • Comfort fit: Friends unisex adult diapers are extremely soft, super-sleek and highly absorbent. This combination ensures that users can wear them for long hours, be it for entire days out, long work trips or a good night’s sleep,

  • Skin-safe: We understand how sensitive your skin is. Most inhibitions against diapers are because people believe their skin might not be able to handle them. That is exactly why Friends Diapers for the elderly are anti-bacterial and aloe-vera treated. The special anti-bacterial layer protects you from infections while the goodness of aloe vera keeps away rashes, itching and redness.

  • Sleep-friendly: Friends Overnight Adult Diapers are designed to absorb liquid for up to 16 hours. This makes sure that users can get up to 12 hours of uninterrupted, restful sleep free of leaks, stains and constantly getting up for bathroom breaks.

Friends’ Adult Diapers are designed for the Indian body type and climate and made with the best materials and technology imported from all over the world. The makers of Friends’ Adult Diapers, Nobel hygiene, are an undisputed leader in elderly diapers and are the only Indian manufacturers of both baby and adult diapers. Friends Diapers have been a market leader in the category since their launch in 2000 and are committed to providing our consumers with the best quality products and a wide range of features. Our products are easy to use and not only help the consumers manage their incontinence better but also provide them with top-class comfort.