Diabetes - Overview

Just like a phone needs battery to work, your body too requires glucose to keep running. Diabetes is a disease that affects the way body uses glucose (sugar), its main source of energy.

Diabetes - Overview

Here's how it should ideally work,

You eat food. On digestion, glucose from the food gets into your bloodstream. Your pancreas makes a hormone called insulin. Insulin helps the glucose get into the body's cells so that your body gets the energy it needs.

But if someone has diabetes, the body either

Hence, glucose does not enter cells normally and the blood-sugar level goes up!

High sugar in blood can make people sick if they do not manage or take treatment for it.

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder and people need to detect it as early as possible because high sugar levels due to diabetes can cause a lot of harm to the body and several vital organs.

Blood Sugar Values

Normal Blood Sugar -

70-110 Fasting, less than 140 after 2 hours of eating

Pre-Diabetic Blood Sugar -

100-125 Fasting, 140-200 after 2 hours of eating

Diabetic's Blood Sugar -

over 125 Fasting, 200 or above after 2 hours of eating


Eating too much sugar will cause diabetes.


Wrong! For a normal person eating too much of sugar will not cause diabetes but people who already have diabetes should not eat sugar.

But yes, having a lot of sugar is not recommended for everyone as it is high calorie and will lead to weight gain.

Diabetes is indeed a serious disease and one must do everything avoid it. However, one should be aware of its symptoms, complications of the disease. Indus Health Plus has afitness checkup, which can guide you to avoid diabetes. If you have any doubts then contact us by filling out the form below.

You eat food. On digestion, glucose from the food gets into your bloodstream. Your pancreas makes a hormone called insulin. Insulin helps the glucose get into the body's cells so that your body gets the energy it needs.

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