What is it
Diabetes is a chronic disease that arises because the pancreas does not synthesize the amount of insulin the body needs , the made ​​of an inferior quality or is unable to use it effectively.

The insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Its main function is the maintenance of proper values ​​of glucose in the blood . It allows glucose to enter the body and be transported into cells, where it is transformed into energy to work the muscles and tissues. It also helps cells to store glucose until their use is necessary.

In people with diabetes there is excess blood glucose (hyperglycemia) as it is not distributed properly. Experts warn that if patients do not follow proper treatment can end up damaged tissues and can cause very serious complications in the body.


The study published in 2012 placed the prevalence of diabetes in Spain around 13.8 percent of the population.

“The study results also confirm the association between diabetes, obesity and hypertension and the importance of physical activity as a prevention method , ” explains Medicinal, Rebeca Reyes, Unit of Endocrinology, University Hospital Rafael Mendez in Lorca (Murcia) and coordinator of the working Group of Diabetes Mellitus of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN). ” In addition, the study shows that 6 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are unaware that suffers from this disease.”

On the other hand, Reyes said that the prevalence is higher as increases the patient’s age . In fact, it is estimated that may affect up to 25-30 percent of the elderly population. ” We also increases with increasing prevalence of obesity , ” he says.

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Diabetes type 1

The most common ages that appear are the childhood, adolescence and early adulthood . He usually occur abruptly and often regardless of a family history.

The causes of type 1 diabetes are mainly the progressive destruction of pancreatic cells that produce insulin. This has to artificially administered from the beginning of the disease. His particular symptoms are increasing the need for increased drinking and urination, feeling tired and weight loss despite increased appetite.

Type 2 diabetes

Usually it arises at older ages and is about ten times more frequent than before. Generally, type 2 diabetes is also diagnosed or have had other people in the family.

It arises due to production of low insulin , together with the under utilization of said substance by the cells. Depending on which of the two predominant defect, the patient was treated with anti diabetic must pills or insulin (or a combination of both). In these cases the patient often has no any hassle, no specific symptom, so it may go unnoticed for long affected person.

Gestational diabetes

An occasional diabetes that can be controlled like the other types of diabetes is considered. During pregnancy insulin increases to increase energy reserves. Sometimes, this increase does not occur and can cause diabetes during pregnancy. Nor it has symptoms and detection is almost always performed after routine testing to all pregnant women undergo after 24 weeks of gestation. What if greatly increases the risk of developing diabetes within a few years.

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