WORLD DIABETES DAY...
Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk.
There are two types: Type 1 and type 2.
Type 1; A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.
It typically appears in adolescence.
Type 2; A chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose).
With type 2 diabetes, the body either doesn't produce enough insulin, or it resists insulin.
The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes is knowing your risk.
You are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if you