Diabetes type II occurs when your body resist the insulin which is produced by your pancreas, as the result; you can’t control the level of your sugar level on your body. It can also occur if your body can’t produce the right amount of insulin, so it can be function properly. Diabetes type II is mostly occurs in patients who suffer overweight or obesity; its symptoms are almost similar with the one who suffer diabetes type I. You will find yourself thirstier, hungry, and tired; it is also followed with weight lost, blurred vision and itching around your genital.
The risk factors of diabetes type II
There are 4 major factors that determine your risk in suffering diabetes type II including age, genetic, weight, and ethnicity. People who are older than 45 years old tend to have a higher risk in suffering diabetes type II, because their body began to gain weight easily; besides, people who are getting older tend to refuse doing daily exercise which increases their risk in suffering diabetes type II. You can also suffer diabetes type II if your close relative especially your parents are also suffering the same illness. People who are overweight can also have higher risk in diabetes type II, so does people who are coming from South Asia, China, African-Caribbean, and African.
Treatment for patients with diabetes type II
Just like diabetes type I, there is still no medicine that makes you able to overcome diabetes type II; but you can control your blood sugar by practicing healthy life. Usually doctors will recommend you to do specific diet that makes you able in controlling your daily food; the purpose of the diet is to lose your body weight which is considered as the main cause of your illness. You also need to do daily exercise to burn the fat on your body, maintaining healthy life will help you in controlling your blood sugar level.
You can also control your blood sugar by consuming several medicine including Metformin, Sulphonylureas, Glitazones (thiazolidinediones, TZDs), Gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors), GLP-1 agonists, Acarbose, Nateglinide and repaglinide. Each of them are designed for different purposes, you need to use them under your doctor recommendation. Some of the medicines are designed to make your body more sensitive to the insulin such as Glitazones (thiazolidinediones, TZDs). There are also medicines which are designed to produce more insulin to your body such as Gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors), GLP-1 agonists, and Sulphonylureas. The cause of your illness will determine which type of medicine that fit to your treatment.