Type 2 Diabetes

By: In'dea Bailey

Information On Type 2 Diabetes...

Type 2 diabetes is an issue with your body that causes blood sugar levels to rise higher than normal. This can also be called hyperglycemia. Most people get type 2 diabetes it is a very common disease. If you have diabetes your body doesn't use insulin well (Insulin Resistance). Your pancreas makes extra insulin to make up for it. After a while if stops and it cant keep your blood sugar at its normal level.

What Are The Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes?

The treatments for type 2 diabetes... In order to get rid of type 2 diabetes you would have to maintain a healthy diet, exercise, insulin therapy, and take the pescriptions that the doctor pescribe you to take. The pescriptions they give you to help get rid of type 2 diabetes are Glipizide (Glucotrol), Metformin​/​sitagliptin (Janumet), etc.. You could also do self-treatment which is take Aspirin. You still have to take medication no matter if you're exercising and eation healthy.

How To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

By you being overweight or obese can put you at risk for getting type 2 diabetes. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week, and low fat high fiber could help prevent from getting type 2 diabetes.
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Steps To Prevent From Getting Type 2 Diabetes...

Drink a glass of water 5-10 minutes before you eat so you can feel less hungry

You should reduce to smaller portions of food

3 ounces of meat

Stay active, be less sedentary

Make sure you are eating vegetables

Drink more water instead of drinking sugary drinks

Control your weight

Choose whole whole grain products

Cook with mixed spices instead of cooking with salt

Choose baked recipes over fried recipes..

3 Main Medicaction For Type 2 Diabetes & How It Works


  • Sulfonylureas(Sul-fo-nyl-urea)- stimulate the cells of the pancreas to release more insulin.
  • Biguanides(Bi-gua-nide) - used to lower blod glucose levels by decreasing the amount of sugar produced by the liver.
  • Meglitinides (meh-GLIH-tin-ide)- are drugs that also stimulate the cells to release insulin.
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Type 2 Diabetes Management

  • You need a balanced meal plan.
  • You will need to eat the same amount of food every day day.
  • Eat snacks and meals around the time everyday.
  • Don't skip any meals especially if youre taking any medication.
  • Make sure you take your medication at the same time each day.
  • exercise everyday
  • have a balanced meal that includes the 6 nutrients.

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