Diabetes screening should be done every 35 years starting from the age of 3

Diabetes Screening should be done once a year from the age of
Diabetes screening should be done every 35 years starting from the age of 3

Bezmialem Vakif University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Lecturer Assoc. Dr. İskender Ekinci made statements about diabetes, which is also known as "diabetes" among the people.

diabetes; Assoc. Dr. Ekinci said, “There are close to 600 million known diabetes cases worldwide and this number is increasing rapidly. Diabetes is manifested by complaints such as frequent thirst and the need to urinate, constant hunger, weight loss, vision changes, fatigue and delayed healing of wounds.

Noting that most of the cases were Type-2 Diabetes, Assoc. Dr. Ekinci said, "A healthy diet, regular physical activity, maintaining normal body weight and avoiding smoking are the most basic approaches that prevent or delay the development of diabetes."

“Annual screening recommendation for those with risk factors”

Assoc. Dr. Ekinci said, “People with diabetes in their first and second degree relatives, obese individuals, individuals with insulin resistance, people who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes before, women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy, who have a sedentary life and who are physically weak. people who are not active enough, people who eat poorly fibrous foods rich in fat, patients who use steroids (cortisone) for a long time, people with high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart disease, people with polycystic ovary syndrome, people who have had an organ transplant, and babies weighing more than 4 kilograms It is recommended that women who have given birth to have their fasting blood sugar level screened for diabetes at least once a year.

Günceleme: 25/01/2023 14:20

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