Type I Diabetes, which is also known named as Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) or Juvenile Diabetes is a syndrome or set of a number of symptoms. Type-I Diabetes could be characterized by an increased level of glucose in the blood which could be due to the deficiency or inactivity of a hormone called Insulin which is absolutely required to monitor glucose metabolism within the body. IDDM is an early-onset disease which is frequently observed in the children though adults can also be affected by IDDM but at low scale. Diabetes is a prevalent disease that is spread worldwide and in case not attended properly, it might take the person to severe complications.

What are the common causes of Diabetes?

IDDM occurs as a result of decreased production of a hormone named as Insulin that is released by the pancreas, which is due to the loss of the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. Autoimmunity or disturbance of immune system where the body’s defence mechanism has started attacking the body’s own organs and tissues is a causative factor in the initiation of Type I Diabetes. Genetic factors may also play a role in the alteration of this immunity. Type 1 diabetes could also appear to be triggered by some viral infections or less likely stress-related or environmental factors including exposure to certain chemicals

Which symptoms could be observed with Diabetes?

The classical triad of polygenic disorder symptoms is a renal disorder (frequent urination), thirst (increased thirst) and polyphagia (excessive hunger/appetite). These symptoms might develop quite quick in youngsters. There may additionally be weight loss and excessive fatigue.

  • Weakness or fainting
  • Excessive thirst and appetence
  • Increased voiding (sometimes as usually as each hour)
  • Blurred vision
  • Rapid heartbeat, trembling, and excessive sweating,
  • Slow-healing of sores or cuts
  • Nausea,
  • Feeling of irritable, hungry, or suddenly drowsy
  • In women, frequent duct infections
  • Yeast infections
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching skin, particularly within the groin or duct space
  • Unusual weight loss or gain

Homeopathic treatment for Diabetes:

In the case of Insulin Dependent Type I diabetes, the homeopathic treatment is helpful in controlling the complications of diabetes such as diabetic neuropathy, nephropathy, etc. Homeopathy does not have any medicine that could restore the secretion of insulin by the pancreas in cases of Type I diabetes. Homoeopathic medicines are not subsitute for allopathic medicines but they provide supportive role to the immune system of the person. The top listed homoeopathic medicines includes Abroma Augusta, Syzygium Jambolanum, or phosphoric acid.

Diagnosis of Diabetes:The diagnosis could be carried out with any of the following tests:

  • Urine Analysis: may be used to look for glucose and ketones from the breakdown of fat.
  • Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)
  • Blood tests
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)