Diabetes – A Growing Hazard To Health

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Diabetes is growing at an alarming rate amongst adults. WHO has conducted many studies to get an idea about the trend in diabetes. According to the study, WHO found that 422 million people i.e. adults are facing life with diabetes. The majority of these people live in developing countries.

Types of diabetes
The various types of diabetes are
Type 2 diabetes
This is one chronic condition which affects how the body processes blood sugar .
Type 1 diabetes
This is the chronic condition where the pancreas does not process insulin or processes very little insulin.
Prediabetes
Here the patients’ blood sugar is high, however not as high to be called Type 2 diabetes.
Gestational diabetes
This is seen in pregnant women. There is a chance of this developing type 2 diabetes later on, however, most of the cases recover after delivery.

Reasons for diabetes
· Physical inactivity
· Excessive intake of Sugar and sweets
· Unhealthy diets
· Irregular food habits
· Inefficient insulin production
· Unhealthy weight gain

Care for diabetes
The best care includes having a healthy diet and reducing consumption of sugar. Always follow the advice of your medical practitioner and consume the prescribed medication. Exercising regularly will help to make you physically active and burn off unwanted calories.

Preventive measures
Dr. Oleg Chestnov, from WHO, has stated that most cases involving diabetes could be avoided and that measures to detect as well as manage this condition exist. He also hinted that by improving the odds, people who have diabetes can live healthy and long lives. It is sad to hear that insulin and other medicines to help in the treatment of diabetics are very scarce in poor countries.

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Obama Brings A Technological Revolution In The US

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President Obama is one of the most innovative leaders in the world. He is striving to make full use of technology and its advancements. President Obama is also known as Social Media President as he is active in all sorts of social media and is growing closer to his people through social platforms.

Technological accomplishments
Barrack Obama is The First President to make a post and appoint a new Chief Technology Officer. He has started an online platform named We The People. People can contact him at any time and are assured that they will get a positive response too.

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President Obama also has his start-ups which are purely technological. The health Initiative Blue Button introduced has helped the citizens of US to access their health-related information from doctors and hospitals very easily.

Immigration processing is also more efficient as most of the procedures can now be done online. There is very little paperwork required and this saves a lot of time. A new innovative product Nomorobo has been introduced which helps to identify illegal robocalls.

The Brain initiative also introduced provides more insight into the working of human minds and can be used positively to further research brain diseases like autism, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia etc.

It’s High Time To Set Strict Limits To Alcohol Consumption In Britain

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Alcohol in any form will not do good to your bodies in the long run. There are many old wives tales which confirm that a glass of wine a day is healthy. Many people believe that beer is a healthy drink if consumed within limits. However, there is absolutely no truth in any of these sayings. Health practitioners firmly believe that British people are consuming more than the permitted limit of alcohol. Doctors advise them to start reducing the number of alcoholic drinks they consume and adopt the practice of having tea more often.

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According to the guidelines set, both men and women should not have more than 14 units of any form alcoholic drinks per week. This too should be spread evenly throughout the week. Pregnant women are asked to refrain from drinking any types of alcohol. As per the popular belief, consuming controlled quantities of alcohol is not harmful to health. However, new studies prove this wrong.

Observing the general trend and behavioral pattern of the British have proved that on a day like New Year’s Eve, the alcohol consumption crosses all limits. Many people have a problem with excessive drinking and they are not even aware of this. It has become a normal routine to chill out after the day’s work. This is a practice that definitely needs to see an end to.