Diabetes

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Forms of Diabetes

Diagnosis Protocol for Diabetes

Complications of Diabetes

Treatment and Management of Diabetes

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Diabetes is a serious disease, which, if not controlled, can be life threatening. It is often associated with long-term complications that can affect every system and part of the body.

Diabetes can, among other things, contribute to eye disorders and blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, limb amputation, and nerve damage. It can affect pregnancy and cause birth defects, as well.

Although diabetes is a chronic and incurable disease (with the exception of gestational diabetes), with proper medical care, clinical therapies, diet, hygiene, and exercise, symptoms and complications can be successfully treated and managed.

Treatments

Diabetes treatment depends on the type and severity of your diabetes as well as your age, overall health and medical history.

People with Type 1 diabetes need to take insulin injections, often several times per day, because they no longer produce insulin. If you have Type 2 diabetes, you may need oral medicine or injections to help your body use the insulin it creates.

Diet and exercise are also very important forms of treatment, and can often bring blood glucose levels down to normal.
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