Sunday, May 26, 2013


Diabetes is diagnosed when a person has too much glucose (sugar) in the blood.
The main similarities between type 1 and type 2 diabetes are Both diseases cause the blood sugar levels to be poorly controlled.

The main differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are that people who do not make any insulin (or very little) have Type 1 diabetes. People with Type 2 diabetes are still making insulin but the production is sluggish or their body is resistant to insulin.

Diabetics manage their illness from exercising and eating the right food. The main health risks for people who develop Type 2 Diabetes t
he less active you are, the greater your risk of type 2 diabetes. The health risks for Type 2 Diabetes are heart attacks, strokes, blindness, poor
circulation and kidney fails.

The risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes are poor diet, over weight, family history and lack of exercise.

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