Diabetes is a very common health issue worldwide which results from an abnormal level of blood sugar in the body. A diabetic can live a normal lifestyle with a proper diet, exercise and medication.
Holidays are here and in the festive season, it is almost next to impossible to be able to stop one- self from gorging on the delicacies. It is the season of joy and eating and drinking are an obvious part of celebrations. However, experts say that if you are unaware of the fact that may be you have type 2 diabetes, the lovely doses of drinks and food may be risky for you. "As tempting and tasty as it might be, eating high-fat foods with excess calories, carbohydrates and salt will put people who don't know they have the disease at great risk," Dr. Dale Hamilton, an endocrinologist and diabetes specialist with the Methodist Hospital in Houston, said in a hospital news release.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.