Diabetes is a disease affecting over 30 million Americans today and 1 in 4 people don’t even realize they have the condition. Diabetes occurs when a person’s blood sugar is too high, and over time can cause many health problems. Although diabetes cannot be cured, it can be managed and improved. Here at Above & Beyond Holistic Wellness Center, we can help to improve your diabetic condition through natural health solutions.
What Are Common Types Of Diabetes?
Type 1 Diabetes
This is when your body doesn’t have the ability to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone created by the pancreas that helps carry glucose from your food to your cells for energy. Your body doesn’t have insulin because it attacks itself, creating the need for people with Type 1 diabetes to take insulin daily to survive.
Type 2 Diabetes
This occurs when your body doesn’t make or use insulin very well. This is the most common type of diabetes and occurs usually in middle-aged adults or older.
This type of diabetes occurs in some women during pregnancy and usually goes away after the baby is born. Women who develop this type of diabetes are very likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life.
Can Anyone Get Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition that can occur in anyone at any age. Type 1 diabetes occurs more regularly in children and young adults while Type 2 diabetes is most common in older people. It should be noted that anyone can develop Type 1 or 2 diabetes and the health complications that come with having diabetes are serious if not managed properly.
What Are Some Of The Health Problems Caused By Diabetes?
Living with diabetes is no picnic and should be taken seriously. The following underlying problems that accompany diabetes can be prevented when the condition is managed properly:
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
- Eye Problems
- Dental Disease
- Nerve Damage
- Foot Problems
We can offer natural solutions and treatments to help you manage and improve symptoms of diabetes and prevent some of the health problems that could arise. Give us a call and let’s see what our team can do! 201-265-0555