Diabetes

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What is diabetes?
Where you are unable to regulate your blood glucose.
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What is Type 1 diabetes?
When your body doesn't produce enough insulin.
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What is Type 2 diabetes?
Where your cells don't respond to insluin properly?
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What are the symptoms? (account for both types)
Exsessive thirst, hunger and production or urine, unexplained weight loss, tiredness, nausea
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What are the symptoms in the later stages?
Abdominal pain and vomiting
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What can diabetes lead to if untreated?
Coma or death
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How do you treat Type 1 diabetes?
Inject insulin into subcutaneous fat or insulin pump therapy
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How do you treat Type 2 diabetes?
Exercise to lowe blood glucose, avoid sugary foods to prevent levels from rising and have small regular meals of a balanced diet to stabalise levels
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What is Type 1 diabetes?

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When your body doesn't produce enough insulin.

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What is Type 2 diabetes?

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What are the symptoms? (account for both types)

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