Diabetes, High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides

What is diabetes, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides?

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that leads to an increased blood sugar level. The hormone – insulin is dedicated to moving sugar from the blood into the cells of the body that can be used or stored for energy. Diabetes prevents the production of insulin for the effective use of the hormone leading to several damages of the body such as the kidneys, nerves, eyes and more. 

Cholesterol is known to be a waxy substance that is found in the blood helping to build healthy cells. However, higher levels of cholesterol can be damaging to your body and may lead to heart diseases. Increased levels of cholesterol lead to fatty deposits in the blood vessels that make the flowing of blood difficult through the arteries and may also lead to sudden formation of clots resulting in strokes or even heart attack. 

Higher levels of triglycerides are the result of the pancreas and liver-related problems. Triglycerides are a type of fat that is present in the blood and increase may lead to stroke, heart attack or even heart diseases.

What are the symptoms of diabetes, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides?

The common symptoms of diabetes, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides are – 

  1. Increased hunger
  2. A sudden difference in weight
  3. Increased thirst
  4. Blurry vision
  5. Wounds and stores that are difficult to heal
  6. Fatigue
  7. Frequent urination
  8. Difficulty in breathing
  9. Increased tiredness

Who are more predisposed?

Gender – Men and women are both prone to be affected by diabetes if they have a disciplined lifestyle and decreased immune strength. Women with hormonal changes during pregnancy are more prone to have diabetes.

Age – Depending on the type of diabetes children, teenagers and even older adults are prone to be affected by diabetes. Besides, inactivity and improper lifestyle can increase the risk of diabetes among teenagers and adults.

Pre-existing diseases – Genes play a big role in transferring diabetes from one to another within the family. Individuals having one or more family members suffering from diabetes have more risk of being affected with the same disease then and other patients without a family history of diabetes. Children or teenagers can inherit the disease from their parents or grandparents. Besides, individuals with obesity for women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more prone to be affected by such an increase in blood sugar level.

How Dr. Amitabha Saha treats diabetes, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides?

Dr. Amitabha Saha specialises in diabetes, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides treatment. His team make use of advanced diagnosis and treatment process to cure the patient suffering. Proper counselling and communication help the patient to adjust the new healthy lifestyle prescribed by the doctor.


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