Teenager with Irregular Sleeping habits May Leads to Diabetes


14th November it is celebrated as World Diabetes.For Every Seven Seconds One person will dies from diabetes is projected to double by 2025.Studies done at multiple US centres and funded by the National Institutes of Health showed that 58 per cent of new cases of diabetes over the last the five years could be prevented with a simple programme of controlled diet and regular exercise.

New Study Reveals That one in 10 women in the world is living with diabetes. According to Dr K V S Mahesh, consultant, diabetologist, Narayana Medical Centre, the hospital receives around two to three diabetes patients of age group between 25 and 30 years in a week. The main cause is irregular sleeping and eating habits, quick and frequent exposure to high-calorie foods. Also, there is an increase in adolescents being diagnosed with Type2 diabetes,” Dr Mahesh added.

At Present working conditions of many of our youngsters require them to adapt their body clock frequently to different time zones effects body metabolism. This may triggers obesity and hence making them to suffer with diabetes,” he said.

When you do not sleep enough, your body does not get the needed time to refresh. As a result, you tend to be unfocused and bad-tempered, and you suddenly have the urge to eat. If this scenario sounds too familiar to you, maybe you should rethink about the relationship between sleep and your diabetes.

Dr Prakash Patil, deputy director of non-communicable disease said all 30 districts in the state are covered under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke, which was started as a pilot project in 2010.The department officials said that free screening for the disease is provided at most of the government hospitals and people should avail the facility to understand their diabetes levels.

This lower quality of sleep results. Insomnia in brief periods is normal; but when it becomes consistent, it can take a toll on your overall well-being and potentially causing.

  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Irritability
  • Weight gain
  • Impaired work or school performance
  • Binge eating and other eating disorders
  • Poor sleep habits
  • Substance Abuse

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