Learn And Know About Diabetes Type 2

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Learn and know about Diabetes Type 2 By Jackelyn Flora Contents Introduction 3 Definition 3 Risk Factors 3 High Risk Group 4 Statistics 5 Diabetes Type 2 Campaign 6 Conclusion 7 Reference 8 Introduction Diabetes is a national health priority. The number of people with type 2 diabetes is growing, most likely results of overweight and obesity rate, lifestyle and dietary changes and an ageing population. Within 20 years, the number of people in Australia with type 2 diabetes is increasingly, it is estimated 870,000 to over 2.5 million. In this research I would like to focus to the definition of Diabetes and Type 2 diabetes, I would also like to discuss the risk factors that may help to people to know if they are at risk and also I would also like to share a research regarding the risk group population, statistics and a promotion campaign that is related to type 2 diabetes. Definition Diabetes WA (2009), state that diabetes is a serious health condition for which there is no cure. It occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Assigning a type of diabetes to an individual often depends on the circumstances present at the time of diagnosis, and many diabetic individuals do not easily fit into a single class (American Diabetes Association”, 2011). Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, which is also known as late onset diabetes. This type is characterised by insulin resistance and/or
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