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  • June 20, 2017 2 min read

    Diabetes Mellitus is one of the chronic, lifelong conditions that have greatly affected billions of people around the globe. Whether it is a young child or an adult, the disease can occur to anyone once the body has lost its ability to properly produce insulin which is needed to control the blood sugar levels.

    It is not just a disease that can be cured with one medicine or one method. Diabetes is a group of metabolic disorders that can lead to life-threatening and life-altering problems if it is not properly treated and given serious medical attention. It has three main types which are:

    • Type 1 Diabetes – occurs when the body have failed to produce enough insulin that is needed to control levels of blood glucose in the body.
    • Type 2 Diabetes – occurs when the body becomes resistant to the usual effects of insulin in the body or when the body has gradually lost its capability to produce insulin in the pancreas.
    • Gestational Diabetes –occurs during pregnancy, where the mother’s body becomes resistant to insulin because of the hormones produced by the placenta.

    Potential complications

    Although Diabetes can be managed through strict medical attention and improving your lifestyle through proper diet and exercise, one thing that should not be ignored is its potential complications. Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes has the same complications that include stroke, heart attack, kidney disease, limb amputation, blindness, depression, and anxiety. That is why early diagnosis, optimal treatment and continuous support and management is advised to reduce the risk of contracting diabetes-related complications.

    Aside from this, another lifesaver that could spare everyone from this life-threatening and life-altering condition from getting more complicated is by educating not only yourself but everyone about Diabetes and increase the awareness for it.

    Why wear diabetes Medical Alert jewelry?

    The biggest reason to wear Diabetes Jewelry is so it can identify the disease during an emergency. This simple information helps decrease errors in medication and medical treatment. As a result, emergency health care professionals will be able to diagnose the patient’s health condition more quickly and apply the necessary emergency treatment that the patient needs. With this kind of jewelry that comes with great designs, another life is saved.

    Show your love and support Diabetes Awareness by getting your own medical alert jewelry or give it to someone you know that really needs it.

    Begin to save a life today. It’s never too late.