TYPE 2 DIABETES

TYPE 2 DIABETES :

As discussed before diabetes is a condition that causes sugar level to go up in the blood .  Our digestive system breaks down food into sugar. Blood carries Sugar into cells and insulin will opens up the cells for sugar to get into the cells and be used for energy .

With type 2 diabetes ,glucose in blood cells  because cells do not use insulin effectively which has been know as being insulin resistance .Producing  Pancreas cells will cover the wasted insulin for short amount of time , however after a while pancreas cells will eventually wear out in which makes cells starve for energy .

Type 2 diabetes is an inherited genetic condition , which is highly caused overweight and obesity. It typically affects people over the age of 40, however now the number of  younger adults and children affected by type 2 diabetes is increasing.

Type 2 diabetes is also caused by the use of some medications or other medical conditions.

people with type 2 diabetes must take many steps to control blood sugar levels or also known as HYPERGLYCEMIA through diet, exercise, weight loss and checking blood sugar level throughout the day.

Type 2 diabetics can also manage blood sugar levels by taking proper medication and may need the help of insulin injections in severe cases.

In summary , in type 2 diabetes pancreas will be making insulin, but it won’t be making enough insulin. It is a manageable diseases to avoid complications , however it can’t be cured.  Once you develop type 2 diabetes, you will have it for the rest of your life.

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