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Grapefruit Is Good for Diabetes Patients

2014-08-19 20:44

Grapefruit Is Good for Diabetes PatientsDiabetes,also known as simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. High blood sugar may be caused by the defect of insulin secretion or its damaged biological action,or both. Here the article introduce you a kind of useful fruit that may can help you take better care of yourselves. Contact ONLINE DOCTOR to get more details directly and quickly for free.

For diabetes patients,this high blood sugar produces the symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. Untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma. Serious long-term complications include heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, foot ulcers and damage to the eyes.

Worldwide in 2012 and 2013 diabetes resulted in 1.5 to 5.1 million deaths per year, making it the 8th leading cause of death. Diabetes overall at least doubles the risk of death. The number of people with diabetes is expected to rise to 592 million by 2035. So it is necessary for patients to take effective measures to prevent the development of diabetes.

Grapefruit is regarded as the most dietotherapeutic effect fruit in medical field. It has high pharmaceutical values and is also very popular in the whole world. Natural trace element potassium in grapefruits is beneficial for patients with CVD (Cardiovascular Disorder) and CKD. But if you are diagnosed with renal insufficiency,it is not good fro you. Besides,vitamin C can reduce the high cholesterol in blood. What’ more,the chrome in it can work as insulin,playing a important role in reducing blood pressure.

So for patients with diabetes,eating some grapefruits are good for their disease condition. But please ensure that your kidney are good. Paying more attention to your renal condition can prevent the kidney damage from advancing.

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