Type 2 diabetes

Tara Jamil

Introduction

Type two diabetes is when people don’t take care of themselves properly. It doesn't have a cure except to eat healthier and to exercise more. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. And its a life long disease.

Ten facts

  1. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.

  2. Its a life long disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood

  3. The body doesn’t use insulin properly, thats called insulin resistance

  4. Weight loss and an increase in physical activity reduces the development by 58 percent.

  5. 90 percent of people around the world that suffer from diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes.

  6. In 2013 there were more than 382 million people living with diabetes.

  7. If either parent

  8. Type 2 diabetes is most common for Adults

  9. There is no cure for type 2 except for eating healthy

  10. Overtime the glucose could damage the nerves

Five Things a Person Can Do to Maintain or Improve Their Health

  1. Regular physical activity

  2. A healthy diet

  3. Regularly check blood cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.

  4. Physical therapy

  5. Not eating food that is really bad for you

Citations

"Type 2 Diabetes." Symptoms. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

"TeensHealth." TeensHealth. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2015.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Jan. 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.