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Tag: diabetes


Diabetes is a disease in which:

Your blood sugar (glucose) levels are too high
You get diabetes if your body’s normal way of controlling blood sugar isn’t working right.
  • There are 2 types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2
  • People with type 1 diabetes have to take insulin shots (type 1 is sometimes called insulin-dependent diabetes)
  • Some people with type 2 diabetes have to take insulin, but many can just take pills and change their diet
  • Both types of diabetes can cause serious long-term problems, like heart attacks and strokes
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