The diabetes mellitus is a common disease in Spain which is mainly produced by an alteration in the metabolism. Although this pathology is characterized by an increase in the levels of glucose in the blood and the appearance of microvascular and cardiovascular complications.
Specifically, the Ministry of Health of the Government of Spain explains that the conditions of diabetes can cause damage to other organs and considerably reduce the quality of life of those affected.
One of the great problems facing medicine today is the difficulty of detecting diabetes. In this sense, it is estimated that for every diagnosed patient there is another undiagnosed.
In addition, it must be taken into account that the risk of diabetes increases significantly with age, excess weight, a sedentary lifestyle or a diet deficient in important nutrients for the body. Glucose control plays a key role.
Importance of diabetes prevention
This Sunday 10 of November is celebrated World Diabetes Day. Thus, one more year, medical specialists emphasize the importance of carrying out different habits that help prevent this disease, while focusing on the importance of early detection.