Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

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  • Symptoms include excessive thirst, frequent urination, excessive hunger, fatigue, blurry vision, and sores or cuts that won't heal.
  • You will have to change your diet and lifestyle. You will also have to learn to care for yourself or whoever has the disease.
  • There are some uncontrollable risk factors
  • Type II diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. 29 million people in the United States have type II diabetes. It is the most common form of diabetes.
  • But there are also some controllable risk factors
  • Payment for healthcare and treatment for this disease can get expensive. You will also always have to be watching and be prepared for something to happen. Before big trips, you may also have to check with your doctor to make sure your diabetes is under control.
  • There are some actions you can take to reduce your risk of getting Diabetes.
  • Some uncontrollable risk factors include you weight, fat distribution, family history, race and age.
  • Diabetes: Be smart and Be healthy
  • Some controllable risk factors include you weight, diet, smoking, the amount of physical activity you get, and high blood pressure
  • One action is that you can reduce your weight and have a healthy diet. this includes reducing the amount of fats and sugars you eat and be active and eat smaller portion sizes. Another action you can take is to not smoke.
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