Risk Factors for Diabetes
- Family history or hereditary factors, that is, when a person will be more likely to be exposed to type 1 diabetes if a family member has the same disease, because it relates to a specific gene.
- The geographical factors, people living in distant areas of the equator, such as in Finland and Sardinia, are at risk of being affected by type 1 diabetes. This is due to lack of vitamin D that can be obtained from sunlight, thereby triggering autoimmune diseases.
- Age factor. The disease is most widely detected in children aged 4-7 years, then in children aged 10-14 years.
- Other trigger factors, such as consuming cow's milk at premature age, water containing sodium nitrate, cereal and gluten before the age of 4 months or after 7 months, have a mother with a history of preeclampsia, and suffer from jaundice at birth.
- Excessive weight or obesity.
- High belly fat distribution.
- Lifestyle is inactive and rarely activity or exercising.
- History of type 2 diabetes in the family.
- Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian-American races, have higher number of numbers compared to white races.
- The age is over 45 years old, although it is not possible to close the possibility of age 45 years.
- Prediabetic conditions, i.e. when blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes.
- History of diabetes while pregnant.
- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, which are characterized by irregular menstruation, excessive hair growth, and obesity.
Causes of Diabetes
- Often feel thirsty.
- The frequency of urination increases, especially at night.
- Persistent hunger.
- Weight loss with no obvious cause.
- Limden and feel tired.
- Blurred view.
- The wounds were long healed.
- Often have infections of the skin, urinary tract, gums, or vagina.
- Certain hormones to control blood glucose. The administration of this hormone by injected in the coating under the skin about 3-4 times a day according to the recommended dose of the doctor.
- Healthy diet and regular exercise to help control blood glucose levels.
- Taking care of feet and regular eye-checking to prevent further complications.
- Healthy lifestyle changes include:
- Avoid high-glucose or high-fatty foods.
- Increase foods high in fiber.
- Do sports regularly, at least 3 hours each week.
- Lowering and maintaining weight remains ideal.
- Avoiding or quitting smoking.
- Avoid or stop consuming alcoholic beverages.
- Maintain foot health and prevent injured feet.
- Check your eye health condition regularly.
- Isolation at home from Corona Virus (Covid 19),
- Heart Attack
- Hemolytic Anemia
- Coronary Heart Disease
- Cause of Stroke