World Liver Day 2022: Highlighting impact of Diabetes on Liver
New Delhi: World liver day is observed on the 19th April every year and is dedicated to saving liver and avoiding morbidity and mortality because of liver diseases. this world liver day 2022 is dedicated to impacting diabetes on the liver and causing clinically apparent fatty liver and other diseases.Also Read:Rilzabrutinib shows promise for immune thrombocytopenia in phase 1-2...
New Delhi: World liver day is observed on the 19th April every year and is dedicated to saving liver and avoiding morbidity and mortality because of liver diseases. this world liver day 2022 is dedicated to impacting diabetes on the liver and causing clinically apparent fatty liver and other diseases.
Diabetes is a silent killer and it damages more body functions than is apparent.
If someone has diabetes, and it is uncontrolled then the liver is damaged slowly and causes liver cirrhosis, scarring of the liver, and causes heavy morbidity and mortality.
Diabetes is the second cause of liver failure and transplantation in India. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that impacts the way body metabolizes sugar. In diabetes, the body becomes resistant to insulin and it causes non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) when it is more it causes non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) leading to inflammation that creates scar tissue and end-stage liver disease. There are no symptoms of liver disease till it is too late. The patient is carrying this fatty liver disease without knowing that he is heading toward a disaster.
So on this liver day, a special campaign is being organized to highlight the impact of diabetes on the liver to make everybody aware of the disease, its development, symptoms, signs, and treatment.
If you have diabetes your liver is highly susceptible to developing fatty liver disease and you can avoid the development of fatty liver disease by simple methods like:
* Manage your blood sugar levels by eating nutritious food and avoiding junk, processed sugary and canned food.
* Limit the intake of colas, sodas, fruit juices, sweets, bakery items, and candies.
* Eat at regular intervals in the quantity recommended by the expert.
* Whole grains, fresh fruits, and vegetables should be a part of your daily diet, exercise every day for about half an hour.
* You can do activities such as swimming, cycling, yoga, gymming, aerobics, running or jogging.
* Cut down on sodium and caffeine to keep high blood pressure in check. Say NO to smoking and alcohol. Get yourself screened as suggested by the doctor to catch the liver disease.