Diabetes is a lifestyle disease and it is rapidly increasing in India. Often people look out for the cure of diabetes. But they fail to understand the diabetes cure is not yet been discovered. There are numerous diabetes doctors in India and they offer primary treatment. However, to get into the depth of the subject and want to get yourself evaluated in detail, Endocrinologist are the best person to be contacted. They will not only guide you how to optimize your diabetes control with diet and medicines, but also help your near one to prevent diabetes.
Prolonged diabetes is likely to cause diabetic complications like neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, heart disease and peripheral vascular diseases. Diabetic neuropathy means affect of diabetes on nerves. It makes nerves weak and leads to symptoms like burning feet and tingling sensation in feet. People often ignore the symptoms of weak nerves and it may lead to ulceration in the foot or “diabetic foot ulcer”. Proper foot care is the need of time to prevent foot ulcers.
Kidney health in diabetes is very important. Uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension are main culprit for nephropathy. Symptoms of initial stages of nephropathy are not seen commonly except the presence of micro-albumin in diabetes test results. Good control of diabetes and hypertension along with dietary control of protein can resolve the problem of micro-albiminuria. If left untreated, it progresses to massive proteinuria and kidney failure in years to come.
Diabetes in one of the leading causes of blindness. Annual screening for retinopathy is advisable to all diabetic patients. It does not take lot of time for eye check in diabetic patients, however it needs pupils to be dilated. It is advised not to drive vehicles with pupils dilated.