Type 2 diabetes

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  • Type 2 diabetes
    • What is it? Difficulty controlling blood sugar levels. Late on set diabetes.
    • Causes: Not producing enough insulin or when cells are less sensitive to insulin. Certain people at risk - obese + old.
    • Symptoms: Thirsty, Go toilet lots, Thrush, Tiredness, Weight loss, Blurred Vision. SYMPTOMS GRADUALLY GET WORSE.
    • Treatment: Tablets - More responsive to insulin, - Increase production of insulin. - Injections in severe cases, Lifestyle: - Healthy eating, - Increase energy demand.
    • PIESF: P - More exercise, Increased tiredness. I - Doesn't affect many people. E - Stressful, Self-conscious, Painful. S - Prepared wherever you go. F - Get benefits for severe forms.

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