It is not yet possible to identify the moment in history at which diabetes appeared, although the first cases occurred centuries ago. Since then, one of the pending tasks has been to find a cure. Until now this has not been achieved, although there is treatment that must be lived for life. But it is important to know that it is a disease that can be prevented with some changes in daily habits. Apart from the above, there are some countries with higher risk among the population, do you know which country they are in?
To begin with, one of the main risk factors is diet. When deficient from an early age, a person’s chances of developing this condition increase.
With regard to food, there are some products that are quite harmful and included in this list is sugar. Excessive and repeated consumption is quite harmful to the body.
Consequences of not eating right
Therefore, desserts and sweets should be consumed with adequate precautions. In excess, everything is dangerous and even more so when it comes to this type of food.
As can be seen in the following graph, 61% of people interviewed in Germany in this study Statista Global Consumer Survey He admitted that he regularly eats sweets and chocolate. Slightly lower was the UK with 59%. While in France the figure is 43%. In Switzerland, a country known for its chocolate, about half of those surveyed stated that they consume this product regularly and the same percentage is registered in Spain.
Of the countries selected in this chart, two Asians are among the countries with the highest consumption of regular sweets and chocolate. In China, 30% of those surveyed claim to do so and in South Korea, only 19% do.
Of the selected Latin American countries, none surpassed Brazil in terms of sweets, with 56%. They are followed by Argentina (47%), Chile (44%) and, most recently, Mexico (39%).
Based on the description above, these are the countries with the highest diabetes risk. Although it should also be remembered that it is not the only risk factor. Lack of constant exercise and family history also play a role.
Medical care for patients with diabetes
On the other hand, for patient care, it is always important to follow the indications of the Clinical Practice Guidelines. The document mentions how conditions should be approached to achieve control.
In this regard, in late 2021 the National Center for Health Technology Excellence (CENETEC) made some very important modifications. first y You can check it out here. Meanwhile, those related to the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2 in pediatric patients at three levels of care are updated and here you can check the new version.