Friday, December 18, 2009

Healthy Talk By Dnyanada Chitle


Q: Today Diabetes is seen in many young people. Is it because of bad lifestyle? Stress and tension? or also family history?

There can be many causes of diabetes, but most of the cases in relatively young people are direct or indirect effect of their lifestyles and could be avoided by healthy practices. The most probable reasons could be the following,

Poor Diet (Malnutrition Related Diabetes) : Improper nutrition, low protein and fiber intake, high intake of refined products are the expected reasons for developing diabetes.

Obesity and Fat Distribution : Being overweight means increased insulin resistance, that is if body fat is more than 30%, BMI 25+, waist grith 35 inches in women or 40 inches in males.

Sedentary Lifestyle : People with sedentary lifestyle are more prone to diabetes, when compared to those who exercise thrice a week, are at low risk of falling prey to diabetes.

Stress : Either physical injury or emotional disturbance is frequently blamed as the initial cause of the disease. Any disturbance in Cortiosteroid or ACTH therapy may lead to clinical signs of the disease.

Hypertension : It had been reported in many studies that there is direct relation between high systolic pressure and diabetes.

Serum lipids and lipoproteins : High triglyceride and cholesterol level in the blood is related to high blood sugars, in some cases it has been studied that risk is involved even with low HDL levels in circulating blood.

This is the third part of Healthy Talk By Dnyanada Chitle.  Next week, we will be back with more questions on your health concerns for her expert opinions.   

For private consultation on a specific health issue, please feel free to call her on  
Mob: 9869652627   for her appointment.  


See you next week. Till then...  
Believe in prevention
Stay Healthy. Stay Well. And Stay Happy. Always.




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