Predicting type 2 diabetes


dietiosType 2 Diabetes (T2D) has become not only a serious public health threat but also a heavy economic burden on every health care system. However the good news is that the percentage of prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) has surprisingly increased in recent years. This is due to the fact that most countries (e.g. USA and UK) have started in investing more money in preventing type 2 diabetes. For example in UK you can get free NHS (National Health Service) liposuction to reduce your body fat and eventually lose weight by cutting surgery and fatty food.

Experts at the Canadian University of Toronto, NHS free health service in UK and recently Obama Health Care from have designed a brand new test specially created for women who have experienced so-called gestational diabetes. This test can help women determine the chances of developing type 2 diabetes post delivery in case they have been diagnosed with diabetes while they were pregnant. The results of their work were revealed in the Diabetes medical journal a few weeks ago. For those who don’t know, gestational diabetes, also known as pregnancy-triggered diabetes, is diabetes that occurs for the first time during pregnancy. Between 5 and 15% of pregnant women are suffering from this health issue. Unfortunately, new moms that have gestational diabetes have up to 50% more chances to witness the emergence of type 2 diabetes in a period of five years after delivery. The research involved about 1000 women who were diagnosed with this condition for a few years. In the next four years, more than 100 women have developed type 2 diabetes, which is about 10% of all tested women. Every woman was tested for a total of 21 molecules in every sample of blood. Women who have developed full-blown diabetes had specific combinations of molecules. It is good to mention that there is a test like this used for many years, but it is very inconvenient and less efficient.manage-diabetes There are many factors that contribute to the emergence of gestational diabetes like being over 25, obesity, overweight, belonging certain ethnicity and race (African American, American Indian, Hispanic and Asian), family history, delivering relatively big babies, practicing an inactive lifestyle etc. All these things can be changed by introducing certain lifestyle changes and avoiding certain situations. Recent clinical trials have demonstrated that the incidence of T2D can be reduced with lifestyle intervention and pharmacotherapy in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). These results indicate that primary prevention of T2D is a promising strategy to restrain the epidemic increase in disease prevalence and control the economic burden that it poses on health care expenditure. If any of your tier one family members have or had diabetes, it’s essential for you to check with your GP/Doctor, in order to prevent this. We at getmecreative hope that this article has helped you find the right way in order to prevent that Diabetes kick in.