Diabetes: Type 1 & Type 2

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  • Created on: 08-03-16 11:04

DIABETES is a condition in which people are unable to control their blood glucose levels. 

What is TYPE 1 Diabetes?

This occurs due to an underproduction of insulin.  Therefore, when the person has eaten a meal, their blood glucose level can remain very high for a long time.

--> Symptoms:

  • Glucose will be present in the urine of the affected individual;
  • Excessive thirst;
  • Frequent urination;
  • Weight loss, because body cells do not receive enough glucose.  To compensate, the body breaks down fats and proteins in body tissues as a means of acquiring energy.

--> Treatment:

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