South Bohemia – World Diabetes Day is on Wednesday. Find out if you are at risk.
The epidemic of the third millennium, so doctors call diabetes. And rightly so. Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the Czech Republic without exaggeration. For patients, it not only means keeping a diet, taking medication or insulin, but in many cases a high risk of stroke, heart attacks, kidney failure, blindness, and amputation of the lower extremities.
With diabetes, according to data from the General Health Insurance Company, every rich person is treated and their number is increasing. The Association of Health Insurance Companies registers nearly 320,000 diabetics. Only 10 years ago, there were 184,000.
South Bohemia did not leave either. Doctors such patients count tens of thousands, according to statistics, is all twelve of the south. In recent years there has been a sharp increase in the number of patients with type 2 diabetes in age groups of about 40 years. The number of complex cases also increases dramatically, and the age of patients with these complications is decreasing, "Lenka Dohnalová, coordinator of the Diabetes Center of South Bohemia Region, warned at the conference.
To maintain the disease in the Gulf, diabetes is important to treat early on. But diabetes can not always be managed with gradual gradual progress. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of Czechs do not know about their disease.
Whether you happen to be among them, you can find out on Wednesday when a number of motivational events occur within the framework of World Diabetes Day.
In Čě Budějovice you can also join the anti-diabetic march. The walk begins at 14.15 hours near a long bridge and ends at the EUC clinic, where a seminar on diet and diabetics takes place from 15.30.
They are involved, for example The hospital in the camp. Between 9: 00-12: 00, blood pressure, glycemia and the body weight index, which is the risk factor, can be measured in the lobby. Experts will be willing to provide advice on prevention as well as how to diagnose the disease and what to do in this case.
also Budějovický obchodní centrum Géčko Is today, from 10 am to 4 pm, a consultation center where people will measure blood sugar, the pressure will be evaluated by BMI. Will be a diabetologist, nutrition therapist and cardiovascular specialist. Will also be a taste of healthy eating.