Living With Diabetes
Learn to live with type 2 Diabetes (Carlos Garcia)
Type 2 Diabetes (the most common type of diabetes) occurs due to the denial of the insulin produced by the pancreas by the insulin receptors (insulin Resistance), which causes high blood sugar levels and little amounts of affective insulin to maintain homeostasis.
Significance of Blood Sugar
Recommended Exersise/Lifestyle Choices
Diabetes is a disease that requires lots of help from professionals. Three biomedical profesionals that can provide helpful information and treatment are listed below:
1. Endocrinologist- Endocinologists diagnose gland-related diseases and help restore normal hormone balance.
2. Dietician/Nutritionist- Dieticians and Nutritionists are experts in food and nutrition and they advise patients on what to eat in order to live a healthy life.
3. Opthamologist- Opthamologists diagnose and treat eye disorders. Diabetics can get eye disorders from Diabetes due to poor blood circulation.
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