What is the diabetes? Know what your symptoms are

Diabetes is a chronic condition that appears when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in the blood, or when the body does not use it effectively (insulin resistance).

Diabetes symptoms include increased thirst, urinating more than usual, tiredness and weight loss, wounds that take time to heal, itchy genitals or frequent fungal appearance, blurred vision, nausea or vomiting, desire to eat in large quantities and blackish coloration on the neck and/or elbows.

Laboratory tests to detect diabetes are performed in our Clinical laboratory

There are several types of diabetes:

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Type 1 diabetes

Which is characterized by the absence of insulin synthesis.

Type 2 diabetes

Which has its origin in the body’s inability to use it, this because of excess weight, lack of physical activity, and poor diet.

Gestational diabetes

which occurs in women during pregnancy. Genetics also play an important role in its development.

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This disease ranks second among the causes of mortality in Mexico, ranking only below cardiovascular diseases. This means that 15.4% of Mexicans die from this disease, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía, INEGI).

Some of the consequences are blindness, kidney failure, myocardial infarction, stroke, and amputation of the lower limbs.

Patients with diabetes need to control it with personalized treatment to achieve a good quality of life.

Diabetes prevention

Improving lifestyle habits has been shown to be important in preventing or delaying diabetes onset.

We share some recommendations:

Maintain a healthy weight.
Get at least 30 minutes
of physical activity a day.
Eat a healthy diet,
avoiding sugar
and saturated fat.
tobacco use.
Moderate the consumption
of alcoholic beverages.

At the diabetes clinic we offer comprehensive care, focused on the needs of each patient, in which you will receive a comprehensive assessment for endocrinology, nutrition, psychology, sports medicine.

Our Locations

At ABC Medical Center, we are prepared to serve you in out two Campuses 24/24h, 7 days a week.

Campus Observatorio

Sur 136 No. 116, Col. Las Américas,
Álvaro Obregón, 01120, Cd. de México.

Tel. 55 5230 8000

Campus Santa Fe

Av. Carlos Graef Fernández 154, Col. Santa Fe, Cuajimalpa, 05300, Cd. de México.

Tel. 55 1103 1600