Diabetes Management and Awareness
As Özel Doğa Hospital, we are aware of the diabetes epidemic in Turkey and would like to provide you with critical information on this issue. This health problem, which 7 million adults in our country face, poses a serious risk for many individuals.
A Global Health Problem: Diabetes Diabetes is a global and increasing health problem and has become one of the leading health problems in Turkey. The control and management of diabetes is recognized as one of the most important health challenges of our time.
Treatment and Information Diabetes is a disease that can be treated with various medications and methods. However, the effectiveness of these treatments depends on patients having the knowledge and skills they need. It is vital to build the confidence of people with diabetes that they have the power to manage their disease.
Symptoms of Diabetes Symptoms in people at risk of diabetes or diagnosed with diabetes may include the following:
- Frequent urination,
- Feeling of extreme hunger,
- Excessive water consumption,
- Delayed healing of wounds,
- Dry mouth
- Frequent infections,
- Dry skin
- Numbness or tingling in the hands and feet.
When any of these symptoms are observed, individuals are advised to contact a health care provider immediately.
Methods to Prevent Diabetes The steps to be taken to prevent diabetes and lead a healthy life are as follows:
Regular Exercise and Balanced Nutrition Adopting an active lifestyle and developing balanced eating habits play a critical role in preventing many health problems, especially diabetes.
Regular Health Checkups Annual health checkups and blood lipids measurement are key to early detection and management of diabetes risk.
Blood Glucose Measurement Regular blood glucose measurements at home can detect potential risks early and save lives in emergencies.
People at Risk The risk of diabetes is increased, especially for the following conditions:
- Those with unhealthy eating habits,
- Those who avoid physical activity,
- Overweight or obese individuals,
- Frequent hunger and rapid weight gain,
- Those with a family history of diabetes,
- Those diagnosed with latent diabetes or gestational diabetes,
- Those with high blood fats,
- People with sleep apnea or early cardiovascular disease.
As Private Doğa Hospital, we are here to provide you with the most effective support with our expert team equipped with the most up-to-date information on diabetes. You can benefit from our individual guidance and counseling services on diabetes management and prevention. We continue to take conscious steps for a healthy society.