Diabetes mellitus or better known as diabetes is classified in chronic diseases or long-term due to glucose levels (blood sugar) that are above normal. When talking about blood sugar, blood sugar is very important for human health. This nutritional body has a role as a major source of energy both for the brain and also the cells-cells that function to form tissues and muscles in the human body.


State of Indonesia is included in the top ten countries where many people with the disease diabetes. Based on data obtained from the International Diabetes Federation, the number of sufferers diabetes in Indonesia reaches 8.5 million people by 2013 in the age range the sufferer is between 20 - 79 years. It is quite worrying is from the number of patients less than 50% are aware of it. That means more than half the number of sufferers diabetes is not aware that they are exposed to diabetes. Of course numbers is included in the large numbers and has become a mutual obligation to mutual
reminded of the danger of this diabetes.

Types of Diabetes
In general, diabetes has two types, namely type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. What is the difference between the two diseases? Here's a glimpse of type diabetes 1 and type 2.

In type 1 diabetes, the patient is very dependent on the hormone insulin. That matter caused by the patient's imum system will damage the pancreas cells that produce insulin. P it will also spur blood sugar levels, causing damage to the organs of the body.

Patients with type 1 diabetes is often the case in patients under the age of 40 years, usually affects children. Type 1 diabetes is more rare than it is with type 2 diabetes. It is estimated from 10 diabetics, there is only 1 patient who has type 1 diabetes.

In type 2 diabetes, the number of sufferers is quite significant when compared with diabetes 1. Of all diabetics, 90% suffer from this type of diabetes. Cause The main lack of this type of diabetes is the lack of insulin in the cells of the body causing it the body becomes less sensitive or resistant to the hormone insulin. Type 2 diabetes is also common associated with obesity (body fat berate). Although not everyone is obese must have type 2 diabetes. However, the risk is much greater.

Symptoms of Diabetes
Knowing the early symptoms of diabetes becomes a must for everyone, whether you are which has a high risk of diabetes and you who are healthy. Type 1 diabetes can spreading rapidly, in just a matter of weeks, even some days.

Meanwhile, type 2 diabetes many people do not realize even for years. This is because the initial symptoms are not specific. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, The following is the initial symptoms.
  • Feeling an unusual thirst
  • Urination tend to be frequent, especially at night.
  • Very hungry
  • Weight loss with no definite cause.
  • The period of muscle becomes reduced
  • Very tired easily.
  • Eye sight that has begun to blur
  • Wounds in the body that was long healed
  • Frequent infections, for example on the skin, gums, urinary tract or vagina.
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That's a glimpse of understanding, the types and symptoms of diabetes. May be useful.

Description: diabetes belongs to chronic or long-term illness caused by levels of glucose (blood sugar) that is above normal.
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