Changing food habits and lifestyle are the result of many new serious diseases. Due to bad lifestyle, people are facing many diseases today. One of these serious diseases is diabetes. World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on 14 November. It is celebrated on the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting. Sir Frederick Banting, along with Charles Herbert, discovered the insulin hormone. According to a report, around 463 million people around the world are suffering from diabetes. Surprisingly, 90% of these figures have type 2 diabetes. Cases of type two diabetes have been seen more in women.
What is diabetes?
In simple words, diabetes is a disease when there is a deficiency of insulin in the pancreas of the body. Due to lack of insulin, the amount of glucose in the blood starts increasing and this is called diabetes. Insulin is a kind of hormone that is made from the digestive gland inside the body, which works to convert our food into energy.
First diabetes patient found in this country
Probably very few people will know that in which country the first diabetes patient was found. Let us tell you that the first case of diabetes was found in Egypt in 1550 BC. For the first time it was recognized as a disease in Egypt.
first symptom of illness
The symptom of frequent urination of the patient was said to be the first symptom of diabetes.
Theme of World Diabetes Day 2022
Every year a different theme is decided for Diabetes Day. This year the theme of Diabetes Day is Access to Diabetes Education.