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Diabetic FAQ

Please find below our Diabetic FAQ.

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DIABETES: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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FRECURENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DIABETES

 

1.       What’s Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition in which there are high blood sugar levels.  It’s due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the cells of the body not responding properly to the inquirer.

2.       What are the symptoms of Diabetes or what kind of symptoms will I have if I am having Diabetes?
The common Symptoms of Diabetes are:

  • Itching
  • Burring
  • Cramping
  • Frequent thirst
  • Frequent urination even in the might
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Fatigue
  • In aniseed appetite in the night or early morning
  • Frozen shoulders.
  • Discoloration of body parts esp. fore head, check, neck, cervical area, dorsum of the fore hand? Elbow below knees.
  •  Numbness in the leg & foot, numbness lever bg. In the arm during sleep.
  •  Wounds that heal slowly.
  • Loss of sensation esp. in the foot.
  •  Blurred vision
  • Weight loss or gain.

3.       Who should check for Diabetes?
Those who meet any of the following:

  • Family history               -        stress
  • Obesity                          -        above 30 years of age
  • Sedentary life style        -        Symptoms mentioned in point.

4.       What are the complications that Diabetes can cause to a person?
Diabetes can lead to – Kidney failure.  (Diabetic Nephropathy). – damage in the eyes (Diabetes Retinopathy), - Nerve disease (Diabetic Neuropathy) serious problems in the feet, - cardiovascular disease stroke (parents to be given one after the other)

5.       What are the types of Diabetes?
Diabetes is classified into three types which are:

  • Type I Diabetes:   It is a condition where the pancreas fails to produce Insulin (or) of Beta cell.
  • Type 2 Diabetes:  It results when the body is unable to produce the enough amount of insulin it needs to convert food into energy (or) when its unable to use insulin’s appropriately.

Gestational Diabetes: It is a condition that occurs when pregnant women with cut a previous history of Diabetes develop high blood sugar levels.  
 
6.       Which is the most common type of Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes is most common.
It is a condition which arise when the body is movable to produce the amount of insulin it needs to convert food into energy (or) when it is unable to use insulin (Properly).
Appropnately: There are times when the body is actually producing more insulin than what is required by a person to maintain normal glucose levels.  Yet blood  glucose remains high, because the body’s cells are resistant to insulin.

7.       What’s insulin? Why is insulin needed for a person?
Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas.  It is essential for glucose to enter the cell.
The body cells.
But for insulin the glucose mixed in blood will not be able to enter into body cells.

8.       How to prevent Diabetes?
If you fall in any one of the target group as mentioned in point 3., keep checking your ‘Fasting’ and ‘PP’ (Past pereandial) blood sugar levels once you are 30 years of age atleast annually.  If the readings are abnormal, meet your doctor and fellow whatever is needed.  Acupuncture in the only form of medicine which can prevent Diabetes.  An experienced Acupuncture is capable of diagnosing as pre-diabetic patient.

9.       I’m already a diabetic what do I do now? ?
You should then have a control on your eating habits, go for a regular check-up and follow the needed medication and exercise regularly.

10.     What are the ideal blood glucose levels?
“Fasting” blood glucose level – 70 to 110 mg/dl
PP blood glucose level             - 70 to 140 mg/dl

11.     How often should I check my blood glucose levels?
Once in a month if you are diabetic and once in six months if you are above the age of 30 and non diabetic.

12.     Will my son or daughter inherit Diabetes from me?
No, it is not necessary that a child inherit Diabetes from the parent.  But, copying the faulty food habits of the parent life style could the child to develop Diabetes.

13.     Should I avoid sugar completely if I am Diabetic?
Yes, avoid refined sugar completely.  You may use good quality palm candy sugar and god quality jiggery.  Wither a diabetic or not avoid refined sugar, use.

14.     Are foods labeled sugar-free safe for consumption?
There’s a mixed opinion about this.
(www.check.mayoclinc.org)
(Artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes)

15.     Will menopause affect my Diabetic condition?
Yes, the Changes in hormonal levels may lead to uncontrolled blood glucose levels.  Also, diabetic women are at a rule of attaining premature menopause.

16.     A friend of mine said Acupuncture helps in curing Diabetes, is it so?
Yes, many Acupuncturists in China and a few in India have treated Diabetes and given a cure to it.

Acupuncture is a fern of medicine which tiovelves macerating fine needles in certain points are the body to cure a disease.  It is used world-wide to treat and cure a wide range of ailments even (those that are) considered incurable by others forms of medicine.

17.     What’s Acupuncture?
17A   I heard A can treat just pains only?
In our country (India), it’s a myth that Acupuncture is commonly used for pain – relief whereas, the fact is Acupuncture is being used to treat and cure many ailments.
Its notable that in Western countries, like the US and the UK, most of the hospitals have Acupuncturists.

18.     Will the needles be painful?
No, it will be just a slight pricking sensation.

19.     Why can’s Allopath cure Diabetes?
How does Acupuncture cure Type 2 Diabetes, which is common type and what’s the mechanism?

The allopathic medicine pancreas stimulates the beta cells in to produce insulin which is already not able to produced enough insulin.  Allom supers the secretion of glucagon in liver.  There is no provision to rejuvenate the pancreas.  Allopathy only treats the symptoms and does’n go into the root cause… and not the disease.

Whereas, Acupuncture treatment rejuvenates the pancreas and enhances the strength of pancreas to produce  enough insulin at the right time.  According to Acupuncture, the spleen is the organ which makes the body respond to the insulin asseverated by the pancreas. Hence, in Acupuncture, spleen is also treated along with pancreas.

20.     What will be the duration of the treatment?
Normally, the treatment for curing type 2 Diabetes takes 8-11 months.

21.     Do I have to live with Diabetes through out my life?  Is there any cure?
Is there any possibility of reducing my blood sugar levels preeminently?
Yes, there is a cure for type 2 Diabetes by Acupuncture method wherein the blood sugar levels can be normalized permanently.

22.     What should 1 include in my diet and what should avoid eating?
Foods to be avoided   include, sweets and chocolates, bakery products which include refried flam (maida) preparations, juices.

Take more vegetables, fruits can be included in your diet (whereas Allopathy restricts).  Also, include whole grains, hand pound rice, millets. After start treatment acupuncture.

23.     What should I do after the treatment?
After the this treatment is over, you can your allopathic medicines and fellow your Acupuncture doctor’s advice.

After this for you are no more a diabetic & So….

24.     What are the do’s and dont’s that I have to follow:
Do’s                                                  Dont’s
Regular exercise                                dairy products
Have plenty of vegetables                 refined flour (maida) based
Preparations
Have All fruits                                  carbonated beverages
Smoking, strictly.
Alcohol in moderate proportion is allowed.
Reduce heavy carbohydrate based foods like polished rice.

25. After the Treatment, should I keep monitoring my blood glucose levels, when  should I meet my Acupuncture doctor for a follow-up?
In the first one year, meet your doctor once in two months and thereafter once in six months.  Just for your confidence.