19 September 2022 adminChronic Illnesses0

Diabetes is a very serious metabolic disease that’s one of the main health problems people face today, and it can be especially harmful to children. Childhood diabetes is usually known as diabetes type 1, but with more and more kids being diagnosed with type 2, it’s raising concerns.

What is Diabetes?

This chronic metabolic condition occurs when insulin, a very important hormone in your body doesn’t regulate or isn’t able to regulate your blood sugar levels. The food you eat gets broken down into carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, which further down the line turn into sugars, amino acids, and fatty acids. 

In order for your body to be able to regulate blood sugar levels and mitigate large spikes, it starts producing insulin.  If it’s unable to do so, sugars stay in your blood for long periods of time and create inflammation, damage cells, and compromise your immune system. 


Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases today with almost 40 million people suffering from it worldwide. Additionally, over 90 million people have prediabetes and problems with their weight, obesity, and body mass index. 

Controlling diabetes has become a crucial issue in the medical industry, with experts and medical institutions coming up with new and alternative treatments to help prolong the lives of those diagnosed with diabetes and potentially put it in remission by continuously reducing their blood sugar levels. 


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