Friday, January 27, 2023

A healthy weight is a decision that can save lives

According to INEGI, diabetes is the third cause of death in Mexico, while heart disease ranks first. place in mortality. Although the origin of these diseases may be different, one of them is the habits or lifestyle of each individual. In this sense, weight plays an important role as it is considered as one of the main factors that increase the risk of both chronic degenerative diseases.

GNP Seguros reports that in 2022 it treated more than 2,200 cases of diabetes, disbursing more than 235 million pesos, which gives an average cost per case of more than 103 thousand pesos. On the other hand, GNP also reported that it attended more than 5,300 cases arising from cardiovascular diseases, for which more than 996 million pesos were paid, with an estimated average cost of 187 thousand pesos per case.

The foregoing makes it clear not only that both conditions have a high incidence, but also that the cost of care can be very high, especially if we consider that both conditions require periodic medical attention. and in most cases they will offer more than that. An event that requires special medical attention in addition to routine treatment.

Although both conditions cannot be avoided in many cases, it is also true that certain factors such as unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle, as well as overweight and obesity can increase the risk of their occurrence, affecting health and quality of life. it occurs. life of patients.

Within the framework of the beginning of the year, in which a large number of people intend to reach their ideal weight, GNP Seguros promotes reflection on the great importance of healthy habits in reducing the risk of presenting chronic degenerative diseases. Weighing with the guidance of medical experts who guarantee an optimal state of health during the process.

In addition to the above, the following healthy habits are recommended in the three basic pillars:

healthy lifestyle

  • Maintain a healthy weight in the hands of a medical expert.
  • Exercise at least three days a week. It is also important to consult with a specialist who can guide the best physical activity for each individual.
  • Eat a balanced diet, limiting salt, saturated fat and cholesterol (red meat, whole milk and eggs). Contains fruits and vegetables. Legumes, whole grains and fish.
  • Drink 6 to 8 glasses of plain water daily, instead of sugary drinks.
  • Verify information on nutrition labels of products.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol and cigarettes.
  • Limit your intake of “junk” food.

periodic medical review

  • Having a complete medical checkup at least twice a year can help detect any signs of risk with a high probability.
  • Always visit a doctor in case of any discomfort or discomfort to get proper treatment

Adequate and timely treatment of diseases

  • Once a chronic illness is diagnosed, it is essential to have adequate medical support.
  • get proper treatment in time
  • Adequate follow-up by the doctor
  • Insurance represents significant financial support to deal with health issues and receive medical treatment when major medical expenses are incurred.

GNP Segros promotes the beginning of the year by taking important steps to take care of you and your family’s health through healthy habits that reduce the risk of chronic degenerative diseases that can seriously affect your health and last a lifetime treatment is required.

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