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Smart phones increase the risk of diabetes in children

Long hours in front of televisions and computers and smart phones can diabetes lead most parents should know about the problem. The most popular hobby for children is often television. The researchers found that excessive use of screen devices such as televisions, smart phones and laptops to the negative effects on health. The brains and eyes of children affected by the continuous exposure to such devices. In addition, children who have an increased risk of developing diabetes, if you spend more than three hours a day in front of the screen.

Scientists from the University of London and University of Glasgow observed in this study that a lot of the time can lead in front of the screen in the case of children with a raised risk of diabetes. The doctors published their findings in the journal “Archives of disease in childhood“.

Today children spend a lot of time in front of the screen of smart phones and tablets. The hour-long the use of such devices seems to lead to an increased risk of diabetes. (Photo: Natalia Vintsik/fotolia.Com)

Diabetes is not age-related diseases often diabetes one of the diseases associated with the saw. But also young people and children can develop diabetes. The reason for this lies in the pattern of your daily life. The numbers of sufferers of diabetes today, more and more, the book says.

What are the implications for diabetes? In diabetes the body’s ability to blocking the production of insulin. This effect causes abnormal content of glucose in the blood. Until now, unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical activity genetic Vernlagung one of the main causes of Type 2 diabetes in children several scientists explain. The results of the current study show that another aspect of the sedentary lifestyle helps in the pattern of increased risk of diabetes in children.

For a long time in front of the screen may be body fat increase if children are more than three hours a day on your smartphone screen to your TV or your computer, rigid, and increases according to scientists, the probability of the emergence of Type 2 diabetes. A longer period of time before the devices can increase body fat and lead to insulin resistance in children, add doctors.

Experts examined more than 4,500 volunteers , and researchers from the UK surveyed for the study, data from more than 4,500 children. Doctors recognize that more than two hours conducted daily in front of screens and technological devices to biological markers that increased the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

How much time participants spent in front of the screen? In the study of daily screen time, including TV, computers, games, it became clear that only 4 percent of the subjects spent any time at all in front of these devices. 37 percent sat for an hour or less in front of screens. 28 percent spent between one and two hours in front of the TV or smart phone, say the researchers. 13 percent said they happen about 2 to 3 hours on devices. 18 percent of children watch every day for more than three hours on any of the screens, the scientists add.

Boys spend more time in front of a screen boys spent more time with the use of television and smart phones and computers. About 22 percent of the participants in the survey more than 3 hours of the day such devices. In contrast, the value of the girls is only 14 percent, experts say.

Early in the onset of Type 2 diabetes must be better understood , even if potentially influential factors such as family background, family income, physical activity, pubertal stage was to represent the relationship between diabetes and the risk factors screen time, the researchers explain. In recent years the increasing incidence of Type 2 diabetes, it is particularly important that the beginning of the emergence is better understood. Identification results show that the recent trend of screen-increases the relevant activities in childhood, experts say. This can affect behavior later in life. There was previously some studies have found in adults at increased risk of overweight and type 2 diabetes, if you spend a lot of time in front of the screen, add the book. (Km)

Important note:This article contains only general information and should not for self-diagnosis or the treatment used. It’s not a substitute for a doctor’s visit.

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