done also as homework 12/3/2014

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  • diabetes
    • general knowledge
      • when the blood glucose levels remain too high
      • treated by injecting insullin
        • allows insulin to be taken up by the liver and other tissues
        • cells get glucose they need and blood sugar levels stay low
      • there is a link between rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes
    • Type 1
      • caused by lack of insulin
        • controlled by:
          • monitoring diet
          • injecting insulin
    • Type 2
      • caused by a person becoming resistant to insulin
        • controlled by:
          • diet
          • excersise


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