Diabetes: Physiological and Psychological Aspects
Keywords:Diabetes, personality, Physiological aspects, Psychological interventions.
Diabetes is a chronic condition that develops when the pancreas either produces insufficient amounts of insulin
or when the body cannot properly utilise the insulin that it does. Blood sugar levels are controlled by the hormone
insulin. Uncontrolled diabetes frequently results in hyperglycemia, also known as high blood glucose or raised
blood sugar, which over time causes significant harm to a number of different bodily systems, including the
neurons and blood vessels.
Adults 18 years and older who had diabetes made up 8.5% of the population in 2014. 2019 had 1.5 million
deaths directly related to diabetes, and 48% of those deaths happened before the age of 70. Diabetes resulted in
an additional 460 000 renal disease deaths, and high blood sugar results in approximately