Short Article - Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry (2018) Volume 2, Issue 2
Comparison of Blood Glucose Level among the Vegetarian, Non-Vegetarian and Junk Food in Geriatric type 2 diabetic Patients from Amravati Region M.S.
The meaning of diabetes was first depicted in 250 BC by the Greek Apollonius of Memphis. Diabetes is derived from Greek word meaning siphon- to pass through and mellitus derived from Latin word meaning honey or sweet. . Diabetes diseases first described with an Egyptian manuscript from 1500 BC refer to discharge of urine more than normal Simultaneously Indian doctors watched a similar side effect and characterized it as madhumeha or nectar. They saw that pee would draw in ants. The old Greek doctor Aerates of Cappadocia was given the main complete clinical depiction he additionally noticed that an extreme measure of urine pass through the kidneys. Diabetes is a group of metabolic disorders in which the ability to form or respond to the body's hormone insulin is spoiled, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and increased levels of blood glucose. Type 2 diabetes develops, when the body gets impervious to insulin or when the pancreas can't deliver enough insulin. The early symptoms can be bland. Sometimes patient can’t notice them. The primary and common symptoms are hunger and fatigue because body converts the food into glucose that cells use for energy. But cells need insulin to bring the glucose in .If body doesn’t make enough or anyinsulin, oryour cells resist the insulin body makes, the glucose can’t get into them and body have no energy. This can make more hungery (Polyphagia) and tired than normal person”. “Second symptom excessive urine ((Polyuria)) and being thirstier (Polydipsia) body reabsorbs glucose as it passes through kidneys. But when diabetes pushes blood sugar up, kidneys may not be able to bring itall back in.This causes the body to make more urine, and that takes fluids. Dry mouth and itchy skin symptom because of body is using fluids to make urine, the moisture of body get reduced Could get dehydrated and mouth feel dry and dry skin canmake itchyskin, headache, fatigue, slow healing of cuts, and againblurred vision is also one of the early symptom of diabetes changing fluid volume in body couldmake the lenses in eyesswell up, in that condition change shape and lose their ability to focus”. Diabetic neuropathy and diabetic retinopathy is the most common complication of diabetes.Diabetic neuropathy refers to the damage that affects the nerves of the body in people who have diabetes. People who don't control their blood sugar levels those who have high blood cholesterol, or who are overweight are more susceptible.Diet may help to maintain type 2 diabetes. Vegan or fruit mixed diets regularly to be higher in fiber which slows the rate sugar is soaking up into the blood stream.Changing diet pattern from nonvegan to a vegan diet maintain diabetes.Author(s): S A Kale, P H Rohankar and M W Jagtap