Is diabetes mellitus?

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What is diabetes knows, probably, everyone. As well as the fact that this disease is not transmitted sexually or some other way.

it is Not transmitted by inheritance, however, there is a small caveat. From a parent who suffers from diabetes, the child can be transmitted predisposition to the disease, and it will show your symptoms or not is a question that depends more on external factors:

1. A tendency to be overweight, overeating. Excess body weight and excess adipose tissue (especially the stomach area) lead to reduction in the body's sensitivity to insulin, which in turn leads to an increased risk of diabetes mellitus.

2. Stress. When you experience stressful situations in a person's blood greatly increases the amount of catecholamines (adrenaline, nor-adrenaline), which ultimately contributes to the development of diabetes.

3. Diseases of the pancreas.

4. The lack of work and recreation.

5. The metabolic disorder. Food that contains a lot of carbohydrates, it does not contain enough dietary fiber, can promote obesity, which, as already mentioned, increases the risk of diabetes mellitus.

6. Autoimmune diseases.

7. The abuse of alcoholic drinks.

8. The use of certain medications with diabetogenic effects. It is, as a rule, antitumor drugs, synthetic hormones, diuretics.

stress and diabetes9. Some types of diseases. For example, atherosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease. After prolonged treatment the sensitivity of tissues to insulin is reduced, which increases the risk of diabetes mellitus.

Diabetes arising from the adoption of certain medications or diseases mentioned, is called "secondary". To provoke his development even pneumonia or the flu.

genetic predisposition to disease diabetes mellitus type 1, which can be inherited, can occur in children and healthy parents. In addition, it is characterized by the following pattern - diabetes skips a generation. In such families for every child the risk of developing diabetes is 5-10%, for parents of 3-5%. While mothers this risk is lower than that of the fathers.

Prophylaxis in such cases is to prevent the emergence of viral diseases. The best prevention is hardening. Also for such a child, it is recommended a moderate consumption of sweets.