Diabetes is a disease that is known to develop not only in adults but children as well.
Family history is a risk factor for diabetes. This means that if your parent (one or both) have diabetes your risk of developing hypertension is increased. Hence people often think diabetes that diabetes runs in families or is hereditary. When a disease is supposed to be hereditary it means that it runs in the family and concerns genes. The genes are transferred from the parents to their children.
You cannot change your family history or genetics. But changes in your lifestyle can lower your risk of developing diabetes. Adopting healthy lifestyle measures can help you to avoid the disease.
So make healthy lifestyle choices …
Dr Poonam Sachdeva, our in-house medical expert talks about the why what and how in diabetes.
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