Diabetes Mellitus (DM) – A short introduction

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder of carbohydrates, fats and proteins metabolism. It is due to inadequate insulin production or increased resistance to insulin.

PREDISPOSING FACTORS
* Stress
* Heredity
* Obesity
* Viral infections
* Autoimmune disorders
* Women, who are multigravida with large babies
CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS
* Polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia
* Weight loss
* Blurred vision
* Slow wound healing
* Infections
* Weakness and paresthesia
* Signs of inadequate circulation to the feet.
* Signs of accelerated atherosclerosis.

COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT
1. Diet
a. Low calorie diet, especially if the client is obese.
b. High fiber diet, especially vegetables
c. Complex carbohydrates like rice, bread, pasta and root crops.
2. Activity and exercise
3. Medications
a. Oral hypoglycemic against
b. Insulin

 

SUPPLEMENTS FOR DIABETES MELLITUS:

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