Type 1 Diabetes In Today's World

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Sometimes too much sugar really is a bad thing. Diabetes is a metabolism disorder that affects many people in today’s world. Diabetes can be many diseases that deal with the hormone called insulin, which is produced by the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland in the endocrine system that creates insulin and maintains the body’s glucose balance. Insulin regarding diabetes is important since people who are diagnosed with diabetes are in the stage where their body does not make enough insulin or their cells are not accepting the insulin, which leads to high levels of sugar in the blood. This problem leads to the two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs when your body cannot make enough insulin. Your body cannot make enough insulin because your beta cells are being destroyed by your immune system. This type of diabetes is more common in children and young adults, making it known as juvenile diabetes. Juvenile diabetes causes glucose to build up in your blood since there is not enough insulin. This causes the body’s cells to starve and increases the blood sugar. Some symptoms present in those who have type 1 diabetes are increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, fatigue, irritability, unusual behavior, and blurred vision. Girls may also develop yeast…show more content…
Type 1 diabetes, which affects younger people occurs when the beta cells are being destroyed so there is not enough insulin being made. Type 2 diabetes, which affects adults, can occur when the body does not make enough insulin or is rejecting insulin. Both types of diabetes have many of the same symptoms including increased thirst and frequent urination. There are treatment options available and unique to each form of diabetes. Diabetes cannot be cured, but anyone with diabetes can make it less harsh for themselves. Then, maybe a little bit more sugar can be a good
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