One in seven people over age 50 suffers from impaired glucose tolerance, which consists of the elevation of blood sugar levels after eating. In the majority of cases, this intolerance develops as a result of obesity and associated metabolic syndrome. If the person does not take concrete measures (low weight, controlling their diet and regularly practice exercise) when this problem is diagnosed, the direct consequence is diabetes, which grows to great strides and has become a serious problem for public health, particularly by its high prevalence among young people and children. It is estimated that one in ten people who suffer from impaired glucose tolerance will develop type 2 diabetes and it is estimated that in thirty years, the rate of people with diabetes around the world may grow in more than one hundred percent. Diabetes produces, in turn, own complications.
One of every three people with diabetes will develop kidney failure and more than 70% will die of cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, it is the leading cause of blindness and amputation of limbs. When this gloomy scenario is presented, the obese must take measures more effective. If traditional treatments have already been tested and not the expected results have been achieved, undergo a surgery can be an interesting option. Still don’t understand the exact mechanisms by which insulin levels are controlled after an operation of this kind, but there is extensive medical literature which endorses its results and give us guarantees to take the risk. The patient may have a great recovery after the intervention. Approximately 70% of patients are able to eliminate their diabetes and lowering triglyceride levels within a few days of post-operative.
This percentage may increase or decrease depending on the type of surgery. The speed with which it happens makes think experts not associated with the low weight, since patients are still obese when their values are stabilized. Some say that it is due to hormonal changes, to the improvement of habits and the reduction of calories that are assimilated by the organism. Even if Bariatric Surgery is not viewed as part of the treatment of diabetes, you need to call your doctor the possibility of making it. There are different types of operations that can adapt to your case and your needs, and may help overcome two of the most dangerous diseases of our century. Obesity Surgery offer several alternatives to recover his health as the Gastric Bypass, gastric banding or gastric balloon among others. Don’t think that you can ever reverse your situation, must only know the options that are at your fingertips.
20MINUTOS.es the Foundation Announces 10 scholarships to study with other young people from 80 countries. About 40,000 students in the world, 400 Spaniards, have lived the experience. The call will remain open until January 31, 2013. The aid will allow two pre-university education courses. The Foundation Committee Spanish of of the United World Colleges (United World Colleges UWC) convenes 10 seats with scholarship and many others pay to study the international baccalaureate in any of the 12 centres that has spread over four continents.
Students who finally achieved one of these squares will have the opportunity to study and live for two years with other young people from between 80 and 100 countries. Seats will be awarded according to merit, potential, creativity and social commitment of the candidates. In recent years, Spain has established itself as the number one country in received requests to access the United World colleges. The aid, valued at 47,500 euros each, allow to make the two courses of pre-university education in Canada, United States, Costa Rica, Singapore, China, India, Norway, Swaziland, United Kingdom or Italy. Requirements for applying for one of the seats need to be studying 4 ESO or 1 year of high school, have been born in the years 1996 or 1997, be Spanish or resident in Spain in the last eight years with the nationality pending, have a good academic record and basic knowledge of English. The application form can be downloaded directly on the website and the term will end January 31, 2013. Those boys and girls who do not comply with the requirement of nationality can apply for the scholarship through the National Committee of the United World Colleges of their country of origin.
When selecting candidates, the Committee appreciates, in addition to the notes, potential students and other no less important issues such as his involvement in the problems of the community in which you live, if you develop any creative activity or if they practice some sport. Selection process About 50 students, who must develop a social project will be chosen in the preselection. The selection process will take place in Madrid. Students will have to pass a written test, an interview, a psychological test and exposure of the social project which the student has previously prepared. Half of the students will go to the final phase, which will consist of a group dynamic and another personal interview. Obligations of grantees during their stay in the United World Colleges, these students must devote at least two hours a week to a creative activity; at least two others to the practice of sports, and between three and six hours to the Community assistance programmes. In the latter case, we can examples include teaching English classes to women disadvantaged in La India, collaborate with the service of the United Kingdom coastguard or help in the conservation of a reserve marina in Canada. See more: open request for international baccalaureate at United World Colleges Scholarship
Several agents were trying to take a foreign citizen at a police station. According to the police, he was intercepted by attempting to enter the subway without paying. The outraged the 15-M movement have given another version, consistent in that the police intended to make a raid against immigrants. Dozens of people have increpado this Tuesday to the national police in Madrid of Lavapies district when several agents attempted to bring a foreign citizen to a police station to identify it. A spokesman for the Chief of police of Madrid has ensured that the incident originated when an alien has been intercepted by attempting to enter the subway without paying. It has been retained in the place and the police presence has been claimed. National police agents have proceeded to accompany him to a police station in the neighborhood and to go outside of the metro station have encountered several dozens of people who have them shouting.
At 2130 hours the incident had already been resolved without arrests or other noteworthy elements, According to the spokesman of the headquarters. RAID? Through social networks, the outraged the 15-M movement have given another version (video below), consistent in that the police intended to make a raid against immigrants. A video which it said has been recorded in Valencia Street during the incident and in who sees several dozens of people who shout the policemen outside the neighborhood and we are neighbors, we are not criminals has spread from these social networks. These images are several police cars, but no confrontation. Source of the news: dozens of people require police to exit Lavapies without doing a roundup of immigrants