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Title: What are the types of diabetes?
Post by: rynoryno on July 15, 2015, 03:43:51 pm
I keep hearing about type 1 and type 2 diabetes but not really sure what difference is? can someone fill me in? Tx
Title: Re: What are the types of diabetes?
Post by: iana5252 on July 15, 2015, 04:02:05 pm
Good question Ryno.

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There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the body doesn't produce any insulin. In type 2 diabetes-the most common form of the disease-the body produces insulin but not enough to function properly. Gestational diabetes affects women during pregnancy, usually around their 24th week.

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Title: Re: What are the types of diabetes?
Post by: Katef on July 15, 2015, 05:17:49 pm
Ryno,

Type 2 is the important one to test for regularly and watch your diet/nutrition.

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The most common risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes include being obese or overweight and older than age 45, as well as having high blood pressure, insulin resistance, a sedentary lifestyle, prediabetes (a milder form of diabetes), polycystic ovary syndrome, a history of diabetes during pregnancy, and family members who have the disease.

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