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Diabetes Symptoms- Knowing the Types of Diabetes

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Summary:
Diabetes is a condition featuring unusually high levels of glucose in the
bloodstream. Insulin, produced by the pancreas, is used by the body to
lower blood glucose levels. If someone’s pancreas doesn’t generate
enough insulin, their body will develop diabetes.


Keywords:
diabetes, tratment, symptoms, type 1 diabetes


Article Body:
Diabetes is a condition featuring unusually high levels of glucose in the
bloodstream. Insulin, produced by the pancreas, is used by the body to
lower blood glucose levels. If someone’s pancreas doesn’t generate
enough insulin, their body will develop diabetes.

A short   list of symptoms of diabetes would include severe hunger and
thirst,   more urge to urinate, and fatigue. But the surest way of knowing
whether   you have diabetes is having a blood sugar test, also known as a
Glucose   Tolerance Test.

Type 1 diabetes is the more acute form. It is typically treated with
special dietary restrictions, exercise and occasionally with insulin.
Type 1 diabetes usually will be treated with special diet, exercise, and
a weight loss plan before insulin is added. This form of diabetes is
considered an insulin dependent disease.

A less severe form of diabetes, Type 2 diabetes is first treated with a
diabetic diet,
exercise and weight loss. If theses measures are not successful in
controlling blood sugar and insulin levels, oral medications may be
added. Insulin is then finally considered if these also are
unsuccessful. Type 2 diabetes normally occurs in adults who are middle
age or older, which is why it is sometimes called Late-Onset Diabetes In
this case, he pancreas still produces the right levels of insulin but the
body has become resistant to it.

It is feasible to delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes if it runs in the
family. Through losing weight, getting the right amount of exercise and
controlling your diet, you can manage. If Type 2 diabetes is not
treated, eventually the same complications may ensue as those seen with
Type 1 diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is seen in pregnant women. Normally it disappears
after the birth of the baby, however, treatment for the mother to
stabilize the blood glucose levels will decrease the chance of
complications to the baby as well as mother.
Juvenile Onset diabetes is another major form of diabetes that affects
many children. It is believed to be the onset of Type 1 diabetes. If a
child is showing even a few of the symptoms of diabetes, it’s vital that
they be checked by a doctor. It is estimated that over two million
adolescents are in the pre-diabetes stage. This is mostly due to being
overweight. In this condition, blood glucose levels are high but not high
enough to be considered diabetes. Teens usually develop this between the
ages of 12 and 19.

								
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