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Diabetes: Types and Treatments

             In life today just about everyone is familiar with someone who is a diabetic.6 million people in the country have diabetes. Diabetes is a lifelong condition. It is very serious. Diabetes is commonly diagnosed in people as young as 20 years old. There are three main types of diabetes. .
             Type One is a disease known as an "autoimmune" disease. That means the body's system used for fighting infections turns against the body. Type one diabetes is associated with lacking of insulin within the body. Basically the pancreas fails to produce insulin in order to maintain the glucose's normal level. What is insulin? A hormone that's used for conversion of sugars, and starch into energy easily describes insulin. Type one diabetes is not as common as type two. Type Two diabetes affects or disrupts how the insulin is used within the body. The chronic disorder can be hereditary or it can be caused by environmental factors. It is very common. Most families have someone immediate who experiences symptoms connected to diabetes like very high blood pressures, obesity, or very high cholesterol. Other causes of this disease are environmental factors like what you eat and how often you do or do not exercise. .
             Statistics show that diabetes is more likely to be inherited within certain ethnic groups. Hispanics, Asians, and African/African Americans have higher chances of having diabetes by inheriting it from their father or mother. Its common that people who are type two diabetics have no symptoms. Blurry vision, dehydration, and frequent urination are symptoms in type two diabetics. Gestational diabetes is another form of the disease that is found during pregnancy in women. Too much glucose can be harmful for you, and it is not good for the baby. What is the cause of the gestational diabetes disease? Weight gain and hormonal changes are part of a healthy term for pregnancy, but that creates an issue within your insulin hormones, meaning your body is not getting the energy needed from the food you intake.

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