Dr. Pablo Fernandez, an expert on diabetes and endocrinology, warned about the effects of diabetes on people and gave some preventive measures that could be made.
The first cause of renal failure and dialysis worldwide is the first cause of blindness and traumatic amputations, while the disease continues to grow.
He also noted that one-third of patients with cardiovascular disease, "the main cause of death in diabetics is cardiovascular disease, especially stroke and myocardial infarction," says Dr. Fernandez.
The concern is that according to recent studies it shows that only 25% of people with diabetes say they know the cardiovascular risk they exert. "The patient who does not know his risks, who does not know his illness has much less adherence to treatment and the final results are only those complications.For diabetics, due to diabetes there is a decline in their life expectancy of six years and the one who has stroke has had a stroke and has a reduction of 12 A year in their life expectancy, "he says.
"The patient who does not know his risks, who does not know his illness has much less adherence to treatment". PABLO FERNDEDEZ, endocrinologist diabetologist.
For this reason, Pablo Fernandez notes that it is important for diabetics to know their disease, know the treatment and their risks
Treatment and treatment
According to the expert, when a person is diagnosed with diabetes, many suffer from an important pain because they have heard that it is an important disease that has complications, but this initial fear becomes respectable and after six months of treatment often reduce the self-treatment controls, And find it more normal to have higher glycemia.
It is therefore advisable to maintain an ongoing education, to know that there are stronger and safer drugs that do not cause complications.
Also maintain proper nutrition and weight control, along with exercise, among others. 1604