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All about diabetes: the disease that affects 1 in 10 adults and (in many cases) can be prevented



The World Health Organization launched a report on diabetes worldwide in 2016 where it revealed alarming data on the extent of this disease that is not transmissible or contagious. It is in some cases autoimmune and in other cases autogenous by poor eating habits and / or hereditary factors.

diabetes type 1 It is autoimmune and produces that the body does not generate enough insulin (which is the hormone that regulates blood sugar) that generates dependence on insulin by external parties, the famous insulin addiction.

diabetes type 2 It can be prevented and is the most common, affecting the largest diabetic population. In this case, the body produces insulin but does not use it properly, generating hyperglycemia, sugar peaks that the body must control.

diabetes Gestational It happens during pregnancy, you have to take care of yourself, but even if it is occasional, it lasts during pregnancy, there is a percentage that remains in diabetes. You need to do a reassessment to see if the patient remained with diabetes after 6 postpartum weeks.

For more information, information and advice from Nutritionist, Viviana Fumero, who is also a specialist in diabetes, do not forget to listen to the special Podcast of the day where we get all your doubts about this disease.


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