diabetes

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  • Created by: frejwhit
  • Created on: 06-06-19 15:01
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  • Diabetes
    • Type 2
      • can still produce insulin but doesn't respond to it
      • develops later in life
      • old age and being overweight are two of the main risk factors
      • Treatment
        • injecting insulin will not help
        • manage diet
        • regular exercise
    • Type 1
      • unable to produce enough insulin
      • develops during childhood
      • bodies immune system attacks pancreas cells
      • treatment
        • inject insulin when blood glucose levels rise too high
        • manage diet
        • exercise regularly

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