The facts about Diabetes

422 Million people with diabetes disease worldwide. According to research it is predicted to rise 80 percent approximate 68 million in 2035.

Type 1 – Diabetes is when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks insulin producing cells in the pancreas. Sufferers regularly inject themselves with insulin (Type 1 diabetes normally occurs from childhood and these is no cure currently).

Type 2 –  is when the body loses it’s insulin resistance.The Body compensates for the effectiveness by trying to produce more insulin but can’t produce enough. Type 2 diabetes often associated with obesity. (Type 2 diabetes is most common in people older than 45 years old and overweight).

According to the latest diagnosis, in United Arab Emirates Alone they have 803,900 diabetic in the country, and 34.5% are obese and 70.6% are overweight. Diagnosis have risen 35% since 2014 according to sources. This will cost per person with diabetes approx. 2,156 US Dollar.

Common Symptoms of Diabetes

  1. Excessive Thirst
  2. Excessive hunger
  3. Blurred Vision
  4. Cuts that wont heal
  5. Extreme fatigue
  6. Frequent urination
  7. Tingling/ or Numbness
  8. Unexplained weight loss

Sources: WHO (World Health Organization)