Over teatment in diabetes can be dangerous. Excessive use of drugs and insulin can cause a patient's blood sugar to fall to dangerous levels, causing him to go into a coma or die.
For diabetics, it is necessary to control blood sugar, for which doctors prescribe a little abstinence along with insulin and medications. But do you know that over-treating or avoiding excessive diabetes can also be dangerous? Yes, in a recent study, scientists have said that over-treatment of diabetes can be dangerous for health. Typically, patients with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), but patients with type 2 diabetes may also have problems due to excessive treatment.
Diabetics pay more attention
Diabetes is a serious disease in which blood sugar increases and as there is no permanent cure, it can only be controlled. Many times, the patients get upset, depressed and stressed with the disease. They start checking their blood sugar rapidly and take more insulin and medicines. Due to this, their blood sugar decreases and they get hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Too much loss of blood sugar is also dangerous for the body, and its result is, that the patient has to be admitted to the hospital in an emergency.
Millions of people die every year
The research was conducted by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York. According to this research, over-treatment can prove to be very dangerous for diabetics. This increases the risk of hypoglycemia in the patient. Every year, millions of diabetes patients have admitted to hospitals due to this small mistake and many of them die during treatment. Based on data obtained, researchers from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey told that millions of diabetics reach the hospital every year due to excess of medicines or insulin.
What is hypoglycemia?
Hypoglycemia is a condition in which blood sugar (in the body) gets low. It has an immediate effect on the body. In such a situation the patient may fall unconscious due to weakness and may go into a coma (critical condition). Sometimes hypoglycemia can result in a sudden heart attack or death.
The correct treatment for diabetes
It is genuine and natural to use drugs to control increased blood sugar in diabetes. But apart from medicines, doctors suggest that the patient should try to control diabetes through exercise, diet and healthy lifestyle. There is no risk of hypoglycemia if blood sugar is controlled by these natural methods.
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