Dr Islam EL-Shawaf

Dr Islam EL-Shawaf

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Dr Islam EL-Shawaf

Dr Islam EL-Shawaf

Dr Islam EL-Shawaf

Internal medicine and diabetes specialist

Diabetes mellitus (DM),

commonly known only as diabetes, a group of metabolic disorders characterized by high blood sugar for a long time.

Symptoms often include:-

-frequent urination,

-increased thirst,

-and loss of appetite.

  If left untreated, diabetes can cause a number of health complications. Acute complications may include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemia, or death. Serious, long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, foot ulcer, nerve damage, eye damage, and cognitive impairment.

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is caused by the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the body’s cells not responding properly to the insulin produced. There are (three main types of diabetes:-)

Type 1 diabetes:-

  type 1 diabetes  results from the inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin due to the loss of beta cells This form was formerly referred to as “insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus” (IDDM) or “juvenile diabetes.Loss of beta cells is caused by an autoimmune response.  The reason for this autoimmune response is unknown.

Type 2 diabetes:-

begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells do not respond adequately to insulin. Insulin deficiency may develop as the disease progresses. 

This form was formerly referred to as “insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus” (NIDDM) or “adult-onset diabetes.”

The most common cause is a combination of overweight and insufficient exercise

Gestational diabetes:-

 gestational diabetes is the third major form, and occurs when pregnant women who do not have diabetes develop high blood sugar levels

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