• Diabetes,  Health Tips

    Tips for caring for diabetics’ feet

    Diabetes if left unchecked can be a trigger for complications related to body organs. The most common is peripheral neuropathy which is a symptom of loss of sensation, the initial symptoms that can appear in the form of ulcers in the legs. For that, we need education for foot care to prevent ulcers. Treatments that must be carried out are: Wash feet daily with soap Dry the feet and toes Cut nails evenly across Apply lotion evenly to keep skin soft Change your socks every day Keep your feet always warm and dry Always use footwear when walking Always use shoes that are comfortable to wear Check your shoes every…

  • Diabetes,  Mom and Baby

    Preventing the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by Breastfeeding

    Benefits of Breastfeeding The benefits of breastfeeding are not only felt by the baby but are also beneficial for the mother. There are several benefits of breastfeeding that you may not know about, including: reduce the risk of developing breast cancer, reduce the risk of osteoporosis, reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, help the process of returning to mother’s weight before pregnancy, A recent study revealed the fact that breastfeeding is also a preventative measure against the onset of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes mellitus or often also called Non-Insuline Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) is diabetes caused by the body’s resistance to the effects of insulin produced by pancreatic…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Be aware, these are 8 symptoms of diabetes mellitus

    All that is excessive in the body is never good for the body. Excess salt levels in the blood due to consuming too many salty foods can cause high cholesterol and blood pressure. Consuming spicy foods and excessive caffeine is also not good for stomach acid. Similarly, if the body is excessive in consuming sweet foods. When the body has high blood sugar levels, the body will potentially be affected by Diabetes Mellitus. The pancreas produces the hormone insulin which functions to carry sugar from the blood to be stored or used as energy when you are on the move. When having diabetes, the pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin or…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Type 1 Diabetes, Definition, Risk Factors, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

    Definition of Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes is a long-term disease caused by a decrease in the function of the pancreas to produce enough insulin for the body. Insulin functions to control glucose (sugar) in cells obtained from the blood. In people with diabetes, the glucose found in the blood cannot be absorbed by the body’s cells, causing various symptoms and complications. Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes Some risk factors for type 1 diabetes include: Factors of family history,  When someone will be more at risk of developing type 1 diabetes if there are family members who have the same disease, because it is associated…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Diabetes Exercise and Other Supporting Exercises

    There are various ways to maintain fitness and control blood sugar for diabetics, one of them is by doing diabetes exercises and other supporting exercises. The following discussion about diabetes exercises and other sports that are recommended for diabetics and their benefits. There are various exercises or sports that are beneficial for diabetics, one of which is diabetes exercise, which is designed based on the age and physical condition of the patient. It is recommended for diabetics to do diabetes exercises with light and fast movements, for at least 150 minutes each week, to burn calories in the body and increase the body’s sensitivity to insulin. Diabetes exercise can help…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Know the Difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is divided into 2 types, namely type 1 diabetes and type 2. Despite having the same symptoms, there are differences between the two. Not only from the cause, but also the treatment. In type 1 diabetes, the body cannot produce the hormone insulin. Whereas in type 2 diabetes, the body’s cells become less sensitive to the hormone insulin, even though the production and levels of the hormone insulin are normal. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas. This hormone serves to help the body’s cells take sugar from the blood and convert it into energy. Differences in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in terms of Causes In…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    The Insulin Leaf – Herbal Remedy for Diabetes Patients

    Yak√≥n (Latin: Smallanthus sonchifolius) is a plant of the Asteraceae family, sunflower relatives, dahlia, artichokes, edible plants, and other ornamental plants. This plant is nicknamed Mexican Sunflower because historically this plant originated from Mexico, and spread to Central and South America, to Asia and Africa. The Insulin leaf The insulin leaf has a sweet taste (because it contains insulin), with flower shape similar to violet, resin, and there are antenna tuna. This plant can grow with a maximum height of 2 meters and the flowers are yellow. In the beginning, this plant is not used as a medicinal plant, but as an ornamental plant because of the beautiful flower display.…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Beware of Prediabetes and Diabetes

    Millions of Americans suffer from type 2 diabetes, but don’t realize it.  Frighteningly, many more suffer from prediabetes.  In this condition, your blood glucose level is slightly higher than the normal limit, which means your chances of suffering from diabetes are very high.   If you suffer from prediabetes, the transition to a healthy lifestyle can reduce this disease to develop into a true diabetes. Many people with prediabetes do not feel any symptoms.  However, there could be some unconscious signs. Here’s how to find out.   Ask your doctor to check fasting blood sugar levels if you have risk factors for prediabetes or diabetes.  Namely if you are over 45 years…

  • Diabetes,  Health Knowledge

    Symptoms of diabetes that you should know

    Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in the body that occurs and is caused by several factors such as lack of insulin levels in the body or the body’s inability to absorb and utilize insulin. In the medical field, we know there are several types of diabetes, Several types of diabetes are common in the community. Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is caused by a chronic condition that affects how the body processes blood sugar (glucose). If you have type 2 diabetes, your body is unable to use insulin properly. This is then referred to as insulin resistance. At first, the pancreas in your body makes extra insulin to replace…

  • Diabetes,  Diet,  Health Knowledge

    A recommended diet for diabetics

    It is very important for people with diabetes or diabetics to maintain a healthy diet that is rich in nutrients, low in fat and low in calories, which is to diligently consume fruits, vegetables and wheat. This is because eating patterns are very very important in the development of this disease and the effectiveness of treatment that sufferers undergo. For some people with type 2 diabetes, weight loss will also reduce blood sugar control and bring a variety of other health benefits. Foods that are suitable for diabetics Complex carbohydrates: Try concentrating on healthier carbohydrate sources such as fruits, whole grains, nuts and products that are low in fat. Reduce…