Symptoms And Treatment Of Diabetes

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As of June 17, 2014, 208,000 people under 20 years of age have been diagnosed with diabetes,either type one or type two(CDCP). Diabetes has become a well known disease because more people are either getting diabetes or know someone who has it. There is a lot of information people get mixed up with the two different types. Type one diabetes causes one’s pancreas insulin cells to stop working and no longer produce insulin which your body needs to survive. Type two diabetes is not as severe as that. The pancreas still works, but diabetes is from either being overweight or one’s diet is not working for one’s body. Although there are a few similarities between the two, it is the differences people do not completely understand. Type one diabetes is a severe disease. It happens when the body’s immune system attacks and kills the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, called beta cells ( Jdrf ). With type one diabetes one is completely dependent on insulin injections and has an insulin pump to constantly give the body doses of insulin throughout the day. In 2008—2009, the annual incidence of diagnosed diabetes in youth was estimated at 18,436 with type one diabetes, and 5,089 with type two diabetes (ADA). The statistics show type one is found more often than type two is. Insulin plays a huge role in one’s everyday life.. With diabetes there is damage to the cells that help the glucose move to the cells of the body. Which results in glucose

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