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Tips to Keep Diabetes From Happening to You

Tips to Keep Diabetes From Happening to You

There are a few main contributors either directly or indirectly in respect to causes of diabetes including heredity, diet, obesity, stress, and lifestyle.


Heredity is a key factor in which it can be inherited though intergenerational processes. However, the pattern of inheritance is not fully understood. Statistic indicates a family history of the disease have a higher risk of developing diabetes than those without.


Diabetes has been linked in cause by systematic overeating. Consumption of sugar and refined carbohydrates has proven to be harmful as well as but proteins and fats, which are transformed into glucose, may also result in diabetes if taken in relative excess.


Recent studies indicate that 80% of diabetics are overweight. Excess fat prevents insulin from working properly. The more fatty tissue in the body, the more resistant the muscle and tissue cells become to body of the reasons that the classification adult onset diabetes becomes prevalent in older people is because when we age our metabolism slows thus contributing to diabetes.


Many sources of stress are long-term threats. For example, it can take many months to recover from surgery. Stress hormones that are designed to deal with short-term danger stay turned on for a long time. As a result, long-term stress can cause long-term high blood glucose levels. As a matter of fact a recent study in the Journal of Medicine documented induced stress to mice caused guess what- diabetes.

Lifestyle Risk

People who are not active or do not play sports have greater risk of developing diabetes. Physical activity and exercise helps control weight, uses up a lot of glucose present in the blood as energy and makes cells more sensitive to insulin.

These are just a few tips to keep in mind. If you or somebody you are looking for health insurance coverage that covers diabetes, please visit our website at and leave your contact information so one of our agents can contact you in response to your request.