Diabetes mellitus may occur due to decreased insulin secretion or ineffective insulin action. This results in increased blood sugars that may cause serious immediate and long term problems. Diabetes if not treated appropriately may end up in blindness, kidney damage, neuropathy, non-healing ulcers, ischemic heart disease (Heart attacks), stroke, decreased blood flow to the limbs and sexual dysfunction. The prevalence of diabetes is increasing rapidly and the need for exclusive diabetes hospital is a mandate of time, to tackle this dreadful disease.
The interesting part of diabetes is that, it is can be prevented and complications can be halted by early diagnosis and treatment.
The Diabetes is one of the major causes of premature illness and death worldwide. Diabetes causes 6 deaths every minute and one in 20 deaths in the world is due to the condition. Every year it is estimated that 3.2 million people in the world die due to the diabetes or its related causes. Diabetes is an important 'silent killer disease' as there is usually no early symptom of the disease. Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure in the world. Besides this every year it is responsible for 5% or 5 million blindness in adults and one million limb amputations. Diabetes is also an important cause of heart disease, stroke and cataract. Without timely diagnoses and adequate treatment, complications and morbidity from diabetes rise exponentially.
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