Can diabetes be cured? It’s a straight forward NO!
Yes you heard it right it’s a NO and if you’re still wondering about the purpose of this blog then you wouldn’t regret spending time here and I can assure you that
With further ado
What is Diabetes?
- Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) is a chronic health condition in which your body’s endocrine part of the pancreas doesn’t produce enough of the hormone insulin, and your blood sugar (glucose) level becomes too high.
- Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a chronic condition in which your body develops insulin resistance, and your blood sugar level becomes too high as a result.
- Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a DM that occurs during pregnancy, and the blood sugar level is too high during this time.
This “Type 3 diabetes” is a term that has been proposed to describe the hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease, which is a major cause of dementia, is triggered by a type of insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor dysfunction that occurs specifically in the brain.
Can diabetes be cured? No, not even one vaccine has seen the light to date but I say you’re about to hear something about Remission.
What is Remission?
It means that the body does not show any signs of diabetes, also means reduction or disappearance of the signs and symptoms of a disease, although the disease is technically still present. The term may also be used to refer to the period during which this diminution occurs.
Now that you know what remission is,
let’s see what are the types we usually witness
- Partial remission
- Complete remission
- Prolonged remission
How to manage type 1 diabetes
Insulin treatment: Insulin injections are the most common treatment for type 1 diabetes, this can be easily administered by the patient itself.
Use of Verapamil: 2018 clinical trials on humans found that an existing blood pressure drug may be helpful for people with diabetes.
How to manage type 2 diabetes
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors: These prevent starch from breaking down, helping to lower blood glucose. People should take them alongside the first bite of a meal.
Bile acid sequestrants (BAS’s): Colesevelam is a BAS that reduces harmful cholesterol as well as blood sugar. The drugs do not enter the bloodstream.