type 2 diabetes

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What is Type 2 diabetes?
A condition in which the amount of glucose in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it correctly
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Why is the level of glucose in the blood too high?
There is either not enough insulin in the body or the insulin is not working properly
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How is Type 2 diabetes treated?
Insulin injections OR insulin tablets along with diet and exercise
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What are the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes?
Increased thirst, genital itching, (extreme) weight loss and frequent urinating at night
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What Health care professionals involved in someones life that has type 2 diabetes?
DSN (Diabetic specialist nurse), Dietitian, Consultant physician/ diabetologist, podiatrist and optometrist
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Why is the level of glucose in the blood too high?

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There is either not enough insulin in the body or the insulin is not working properly

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How is Type 2 diabetes treated?

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What are the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes?

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What Health care professionals involved in someones life that has type 2 diabetes?

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