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Melissa Porter | 14 November, 2017, 17:38

The research was aimed to study sales trends of all top-selling drugs in the last nine yearsAhead of the World Diabetes Day, observed on November 14, a nationwide study has revealed a substantial rise in the sale of insulin and other, expensive oral drugs. "The risk of complications for younger persons with type-2 diabetes is twofold to threefold higher than type-1 diabetes", says Dr Nikhil Tandon, professor and head of endocrinology and metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, which is partnering in the registry.

The survey was conducted across 14 cities in the country - Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Indore, Guwahati, Kochi and Vijayawada.

"In Scotland, we'd like to see increased availability of trained staff to meet the emotional and psychological needs of people living with diabetes". According to a study, in India patients spend an average of 2 to 5% of their family income on the management of diabetes. In 2006 it was adopted as an official awareness day by the United Nations in a bid to help address the rapid occurrences globally, and it remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

Statistics provided by American Diabetes Association prove that, women with GDM, are at high risk of facing miscarriage and have increased chances of developing type 2 diabetes in the future.

Obesity is a key risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a condition in which a person's blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. In some instances as one ages, and the disease progresses, insulin injections may also be required.

Describing the ordeal faced by children like her, Adya said they can't be on empty stomach even for a few hours for fear of suffering a hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) attack and fainting.

Type 1 diabetes, often referred to as insulin dependent, is caused when the pancreas does not produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in the blood.

Claire Fleming, acting national director at Diabetes Scotland, said: "Diabetes affects more than 291,000 people in Scotland and is the fastest-growing health crisis of our time". The natural sugars in beetroot don't get converted into glucose in the body too quickly which makes them good for diabetics. "Schools have to educate and train their staff in assisting and managing children with type 1 diabetes, a life threatening disorder", said Adya's mother Asha.

One of the common myths is that diabetics should stay away from juices.

This medication is created to lower blood sugar levels, but can not cure the disease.

Diabetes UK is calling for more provision of psychological support for people living with the condition across Scotland. Your diet and lifestyle habits play a major role in diabetes management as the food you eat has a direct impact on your blood sugar levels.