A Study On Type 2 Diabetes

1553 WordsDec 22, 20157 Pages
Type 2 diabetes is a very well known disease throughout the US. There are about 27 million people in the US with the disease and 86 million others have prediabetes which means their blood glucose is not right but also not high enough to be diabetes yet. 208,000 people under the age of twenty have been diagnosed with either Type 1 or 2 Diabetes. The discovery of diabetes came way back in 1910 when English physiologist Albert Sharpey-Schafer made the discovery of a substance that would normally be produced in non-diabetics. That would be called insulin. In 1976 the first insulin pumps were created. In 1978 the portable insulin pump is created and researchers got normal blood glucose levels on a patient with the pump. In 1982 the FDA approved insulin produced by genetically altered bacteria. Russian scientists have found that the presence of a certain bacteria in your gut may help with the development of the disease. Scientists also say that a woman 's dementia risks are higher with the disease because of the blocked brain and blood vessels. After analyzing data with 2.5 million participants, researchers found that women have a 20% higher chance than men for developing dementia while also having diabetes. Some studies have even shown that having 3-4 cups of coffee daily may help reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes. They say that drinking a cup a day will cut your risks by 92%. Drinking 3 cups a day will cut your risks by 79%. People who drink 6 cups a day will cut their

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