Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood sugar levels to rise higher than normal.
Another word for diabetes is hyperglycemia.
Type 2 diabetes does not allow your body to use insulin, which is called insulin resistance.
You can get type 2 diabetes when you start to get over weight and stop taking care of yourself.
Type 2 diabetes is very common in African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders. As well as the aged population!
Type 2 diabetes is the most common for adults.
When it affects children, it is mostly childhood obesity.
There is no cure for type 2 diabetes except for eating healthier.
Sometimes it requires therapy.
- Over time the glucose could damage the nerves
Five things a person can do to maintain or improve their health
Not eating food that is really bad for you.
- Other therapies.
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