Diabetes : A Serious And Deadly Disease

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Diabetes is a life risking sickness initiated abundant amounts of glucose in the blood. This illness is caused when the body is unable make insulin, which can be found in the pancreas. Insulin is a hormone that controls the level of a person’s blood. Diabetes disturbs the way a person’s body uses blood sugar. Diabetes has took many lives in the Delta and the rate is surprisingly increases over the years. The Delta has many diabetes patients, more than one can imagine. Most patients in the Delta are dumbfounded when it comes to the symptom and causes of this particular disease. Diabetes has several symptoms such as repeated urination, extreme thirst, bigger appetite, and weight loss. It also affects people 's lives and their family, and…show more content…
Two hundred and ninety-three adults in the Delta region died from type II diabetes. 12.1% of adults in the Delta region reported being diagnosed with type II diabetes” (System). Over the past years, cases of both Type I and Type II Diabetes have increased exponentially due to food production companies. The government needs have some regulations on the practice of fast food companies to ensure a healthier and less risky life of people. Diabetes comes in two types, type one and two. Type one diabetes is normally called “Juvenile Diabetes”. According to The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education, “Type 1 diabetes was formerly called "juvenile diabetes" or "insulin-dependent diabetes," because seventy percent of diagnoses occur before a person reaches the age of 30. However, it can be diagnosed at any age. Only 5 percent to 10 percent of those diagnosed with diabetes have this type. With type 1 diabetes, the pancreas produces little to no insulin” (Davidson). A person may have to take insulin multiple times a day depending on if the appropriate foods are consumed. If a person is to consume the wrong types of food with too much sugar, it would cause their blood level to increasing which would require the injection of insulin. “Type I Diabetes is one of the most common chronic disorders of childhood. Unfortunately, it is increasing in incidence, particularly in young children. The reason for this is unknown,
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