November 14 is the World Diabetes Day, where everyone is invited to pay attention to the risk of diabetes. Specialists of the Pyramid Clinic, during the diabetes day, in the pavilion of the Central Bank's root, from 14.00-17.00, are conducting free tests for glucose, as well as advice on the necessary activities in order to reduce the risk of illness.
"You will also be able to take free cholesterol tests." Piramida "clinic specialists have performed 7,400 free tests of cholesterol and glucose in general, a project by the Department of Social Welfare of the City of Riga We are healthy Riga! "says event organizers.
35% of the clinical trial of glucose-free pyramids showed an increased glucose level, while cholesterol levels increased by 60% in the free cholesterol test, experts say.
"Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease, the main feature of which is the increase in blood sugar (glucose)." Glucose is one of the main sources of energy in the body, affecting the entire body of changes in blood glucose (sugar), the most important risk factor for high glucose levels blood sugar, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, diarrhea, on the brain, in this situation occurs the energy crisis, appear symptoms such as depression, memory and concentration, "says medical representative.
In turn, elevated cholesterol in the bloodstream is one of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease, experts say.
They point out that, according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, 70% of the 25-74 age population has elevated levels of cholesterol.
"When blood tests are tested, determine: total cholesterol (the standard is below 5 mmol / l); triglycerides; ABH (right cholesterol) above 1.0 mmol / l; ZBH Rate (bad cholesterol) is below 3.0 mmol / l The level of cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood reflects changes in the body's fat content In blood tests, the indication – plasma glucose – indicates the level of blood sugar Before normal consumption (on an empty stomach), the normal blood sugar level is 3.3-6.0 mmol / l. "
Doctors say that if blood tests show disregard for blood glucose or cholesterol, it is necessary to apply for a doctor who will make the necessary appointments of specialists and develop the appropriate treatment program. Self-treatment can lead to further damage to the body.
Cholesterol itself is very valuable to the body because it performs several basic functions at the cellular level. Cholesterol is a lipid or fat that is responsible for the formation of hormones, as well as one that plays a role in the formation of cells in the cell and nerve cells. Cholesterol plays a very important role in normal metabolism. Most cholesterol, even up to 90%, develops only the body, but only about 10% takes food, an expert.
They emphasize that health problems occur in situations where the process of self-regulation in the body is disturbed, overloaded. "In time, changes occur in the body, and it develops too much for cholesterol, or its degradation is reduced. To avoid high levels of cholesterol in the blood, two basic principles of a healthy life must be followed: be physically active and eat healthy. it can be moderate, but it should be regular, and it should contain more vegetable oils, fish, vegetables. "