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Diabetes: Definition, Word Meaning, Causes & Symptoms

Researched By Modern Herbalife on 04 March 2017 | 3:53:00 AM

Diabetes statistics in worldwide as of 2015, an estimated 415 million people affected by diabetes and as of 2040, an estimated 642 million people will be affected by this disease. (international diabetes federation).

Diabetes meaning in various language:

DIABETES has various meaning in various language. It’s called in the Arabic مرض السكري, in the China 糖尿病, in the French Diabète, in the Hindi मधुमेह etc in the deference language has deference meaning. It is a severe multiple conditions that can affect the whole body. Usually, it is known to all among the all of the ages people. After listening to the name of this disease normally it is understood as a lot of urine passes or a huge amount of sugar in urine. It is called in Ayurveda ‘Madhumeha’ and in Bengali ‘Bahumutra’ (A lot of Urine).

What is the Definition of Diabetes?

According to the modern system of medicine, diabetes is a metabolic disorder wherein the high level of sugar both in blood and urine is abnormally increased. After it as a result one will notice sugar in the urine. It is a serious faction of metabolic diseases in which there are signs and symptoms of high level of blood sugar along with the frequent of urination, enhancement of thirst and increased hunger. Diabetes may contain several complications. In the long term complication it may contain heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney failure, foot ulcers, and spoil to the eyes, even than if did not take a proper diabetes treatment the sensitive complications be able to contain diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, or death.

Diabetes meaning in the WHO is “Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.”

And in the Wikipedia is “Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.”
Diabetes Definition, Causes & Symptoms
Diabetes Facts

How Many Types of Diabetes:

There are two main types of diabetes:
1. Diabetes Mellitus
2. Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Mellitus:

Diabetes Mellitus has also three main types are given in below:

       1. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus consequences from the breakdown of the pancreas to produce sufficient insulin. The causes of type 1 still now are not identified.

       2. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus starts along with insulin resistance. It is a condition where there in a breakdown of cells to respond to insulin exactly. So that the lake of insulin can also improve the progressiveness of disease. It’s causes are too much over weight and without adequate exercise.

       3. Gestational diabetes occurs in the pregnancy period of woman without an earlier history of diabetes disease by increasing high level of blood sugar.

Actually Diabetes Mellitus is a common and main type. The definition of diabetes, Causes, signs & symptoms and effective herbal treatments are described based on Diabetes mellitus.

Affected Age of Diabetes:

Normally diabetes occurs after 40 years of age. It is as not as that it dose not occur in the young age. But it may be in the any time of age, even in children age too. Yet it occurs in maximum time due to hereditary.

What are Causes of Diabetes?

Diabetes disease is actually due to lake of insulin. It is the main cause of diabetes. When the pancreas not able to produce sufficient insulin or the cells of the body and can not respond properly to the insulin production diabetes begins to the human body. Diabetes is a great disorder of pancreas. But yet there are few causes of diabetes that are in the bellow:

1. A parson who leads a sedentary life and who eats plenty of curd, flesh of goat and sheep, fresh grains and rice, jaggery and all other things which produce phlegm in the body will contract Prameha. There are 20 types of Pramehas in the body, which occur due to the vitiation of tridoshas. If they are not treated, they will lead on to Diabetes.
2. It is caused by a defect in carbohydrate utilization by the body.
3. It is due to inadequate of insulin or abnormal production of insulin (a hormone) by the pancreas.
4. It is may be occurred by genetics.

The appropriate causes of diabetes are still now unidentified. In the idea of specialist it can occurred by genetics, diet, obesity and lack of exercise.

It is noted that, Pancreas is a tongue shaped organ that lies behind the stomach. Diabetes is characterized by abnormally high level of sugar both in blood and urine. The normal level of sugar in blood is of the order 80-120 mg in per 100 ml of blood. In fact the pancreas produce insulin when the blood sugar level is high, a condition called hyperglycemia. Insulin lowers the sugar level by transporting glucose into body cells. However if blood glucose level is low (a condition called hypoglycemia), the glucogan (also produced by pancreas) converts glycogen into glucose in the liver. In this way, the blood sugar is maintained for normal healthy person.

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes:

The common signs and symptoms of untreated diabetes are in the bellow:
1. Remarkable weight loss. After affected by diabetes obviously the weight of body decrease gradually.
2. Frequent urination (polyuria) is also common sign and symptom of diabetes.
3. Extreme thirst (polydipsia). A diabetic patient feels so more thirst.
4. Extreme hunger is also felt by diabetic patient so more.
5. Blurry vision is an another symptom of diabetes.
6. Increased tiredness. A patient affected by diabetes feels usually tiredness in his daily life.

And some other signs and symptoms of diabetes can stain the beginning of diabetes although they are not exact causes to be the diabetes disease like as headache, slow healing of cuts, fatigue and itchy skin. A amount of skin rashes that may occur in diabetes are communally known as diabetic dermadromes.

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