Association of Diabetics of the Altiplano (ADA) conducted its annual campaign in Jumila yesterday on Tuesday early detection of diabeteswith the placement of A information table under the main entrance to the Mercado Central de Abastos, in which tests of blood sugar detection Everyone who wanted it and explained what were the reasons for the “sugar” to go up or down.
preventing diabetes is easytake one balanced diet It is important to leave big feasts for very special occasions, avoid consuming processed and ultra-processed foods as much as possible and most importantly, avoid sedentary lifestyle“You have to exercise every day, even if it’s just walking,” advises Antonio Gomez, a member of the Altiplano Diabetic Association.
Several people stopped by the ADA desk yesterday to take blood glucose tests, completely free trial with which disposable material Which facilitates the association. After a small puncture, a drop of blood is placed on a test strip placed in an instrument which analyzes the amount of glucose present in our blood. If the sugar level is too high or too low, we are referred to a health center to monitor for a possible disorder.
The main symptoms of diabetes are: extreme thirst and craving for sweet foods, as well as gradual weight loss for no apparent reason,
According to the Diabetes Federation, the increase in the incidence of the disease This is an undeniable reality that is hard to stop. Every day, approximately 1,100 people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. in spain, having These figures increased by 42% From 2019, up to date, about 6,000,000 people are affected by the pathology, and that In 2025 it may reach 9,000,000, Obviously, this phenomenon also has an economic cost: according to data from FEDE, it will currently reach approx. 6,000 million euros per year,