About the peculiarities of the course of diabetes in different age groups

Diabetes in WomenAs you know, diabetes - a very insidious disease and in different age and sex groups, it occurs in different ways.

The course of diabetes female :

The changes that occur in a woman's body, affect the course of the disease. Woman should take into account that with such a diagnosis, it is at risk of inflammatory diseases of the reproductive system. Often menstruation can cause hypoglycemia, which in turn leads to disruption of the menstrual cycle.

A woman with diabetes is quite capable of getting pregnant, as long as the normal control blood sugar levels. But the complications of the disease in the kidneys, increased glucose, can seriously threaten the normal course of pregnancy.

Men :

Diabetes in menMost of the time men are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes th type, unlike women, men carry the disease much worse.

Hormonal characteristics of the male body, as well as frequent stressful situations can become a cause of obesity and metabolic disorders that can lead to irreversible consequences. Another complication is the erectile dysfunction is associated with blood circulation in the pelvic organs and hormonal changes, which in turn causes additional stress, all of these factors often provoke aggravation of diabetes.

Children :

Diabetes in childrenUntil recently, it was believed that children under one year does not suffer from diabetes. But when the disease affects both parents, the diabetes can be detected in infants up to six months. On the course of the disease in children affected by the degree attentive to them by parents. In children, the disease manifests itself unstable. In some cases, after the initial stage of diabetes it is possible to control so that it seems that the disease is gone. This period lasts for several months and then insulin dependence rises again. At the age of 10-12 years have seen the rapid development of complications in the cardiovascular and nervous systems, and changes in renal and hepatic function. With 14 years of teenagers begin to grow rapidly, the body produces growth hormone strongly (growth hormone), respectively, to the growing body needs glucose, and with it grows and the need for insulin.

Older people :

Diabetes in the elderlyIn the elderly and old age (at adult type of diabetes) disease is relatively stable, benign, there is mild to moderate severity. Almost 80% of patients are overweight. The disease begins gradually with very poor clinical symptoms, so before an accurate diagnosis sometimes takes several years. In elderly patients, insulin may be not only normal, but even raise. To compensate for sugar, patients with obesity often enough diet, effective therapy with oral hypoglycemic agents.

Animals :

Diabetes in animalsType 1 diabetes often sick dog; 2nd - cats and dogs about the same. The disease is more common in females and males. Type 1 diabetes is characterized mainly for young animals; 2nd - for the middle aged (about 7-9 years). Just as human beings, animals are also susceptible to stress which may lead to complications of the disease. Dogs insulin-dependent, so in simple cases it is enough insulin. As for cats, then judging by recent studies, insulin therapy and diet can achieve sustained remission of the disease, and even a complete cure of diabetes. When animal nutrition feed products enriched with carbohydrates should replenish their food proteins of animal origin.