Diabetes : A Common Type Of Diabetes

1557 WordsMar 4, 20167 Pages
Maintaining a Healthy Life with Type II Diabetes, was the topic that I chose to write about. Type II diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. It comes from the pancreas not producing enough insulin. I chose this topic because; diabetes is a very common disease in society today. Secondly, it has many symptoms and affects individuals more than we think. Some think that diabetes can be cured and most health professionals disagree. It is interesting on how to live with the limitations that diabetes can bring. Type II diabetes is known as “insulin resistant” or the pancreas not making enough insulin. Some things that can cause this form of diabetes are: being overweight, too much glucose from the liver or mixed messages from cells. Of course children can get it but it comes from childhood obesity. Diabetes can even be genetic; although some people get it and it doesn’t run in their families. Other ways to get diabetes can be health related, but a person’s age and ethnicity may have something to do with it. Diabetes is a disorder characterized by hyperglycemia or related blood glucose (blood sugar). Our bodies function best at certain level of sugar in the blood stream. If the amount of sugar in our blood consist of too high or too low, then we typically feel bad. Diabetes is the name of a condition where the blood sugar level consistently runs too high or low. Diabetes is divided into two major subgroups: Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. The division is based upon
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