Obesity puts Caribbean women at risk for Diabetes

Three In Five Diabetes Patients Struggle With Emotional Or Mental Health Issues Linked To Condition

The findings showed that emotional wellbeing stood out as a major factor for respondents, with three in five (64 per cent) saying they often or sometimes feel down due to their condition. Mythili said when a woman gets Type II diabetes during pregnancy, the chances of the offspring getting diabetes would be very high. "Also, stigmatisation and discrimination faced people with diabetes is particularly pronounced for girls and women", she said.

Health experts say diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high, which if left untreated, can lead to severe complications such as heart disease, stroke, sight damage and kidney failure.

Addressing the gathering, EAC Lobsang Tsetan spoke on how performing physical activity on regular basis may help prevent the disease.

"This new research brings to light the isolation that can come from managing an invisible condition, and how living with diabetes can be detrimental to a person's emotional wellbeing without the right support".

The number of people with diabetes in India could double in the coming decade, according to a recent study report. We want to see a system where specialist support - from people who understand diabetes - is made available to those who need it.


The registry data shows 56.1% of the registered young diabetics have been hospitalised at least once for acute diabetes-related complications.

During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA is encouraging people to learn their risks for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes and take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease.

He also said the ministry ensured extra care for women diabetes patients especially pregnant women to minimise risks to them and their unborn children. The camp was attended by more than a thousand Secretariat employees who apprised themselves about diabetes. "Success includes seeking support from health care professionals, family, friends, and the community to manage your diabetes", Glassman added. When I look back now, I had an eating disorder.

Lis now spends her time campaigning about diabetes and volunteering.

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