Diabetes is a condition that affects the way the body uses blood glucose, a vital component for health as it is an important source of energy for the cells that make up the muscles and tissues. Additionally, it is the main source of energy for the brain.
There are different types of diabetes and this can be identified by CDMX diabetologists.
Type 1 diabetes
Symptoms tend to appear fast and intense, characterized by the absence of insulin synthesis. Although it can appear at any time in life, it tends to appear in childhood or adolescence.
Type 2 diabetes
It originates from the body’s inability to use glucose, it can be a consequence of excess weight, lack of physical activity, or a poor diet.
Type 3 diabetes
It only occurs in women during pregnancy, also known as gestational diabetes. Genetics is an important factor in its development. Gestational diabetes is detected between weeks 24 and 28 of pregnancy with the test called “glucose tolerance curve”.
Being a condition that affects the body, it is necessary to know the different affectations that can occur, before which a specialist in diabetic neuropathy should be contacted if necessary. These specialists have focused on diabetology, a clinical science in charge of studying diabetes, diagnosis, treatment, and patient follow-up.
If you want to know more, come to the ABC Medical Center, its specialists provide care under the best medical practices based on scientific evidence and the highest quality and safety standards.