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Increased Insulin Resistance Leads to Type 2 Diabetes

Share During the early stage of insulin resistance, amounts of insulin and beta cells become more compromised. Here are some Tips to keep You Tops Diagnostic criteria for pre-diabetes — A fasting plasma glucose test (blood test performed in the morning before you eat) shows that your blood glucose (sugar) reading is between 100 mg/dl and 125 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/l …

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How does a Type 2 Diabetic Develop

Share When one eats sugar or starch, the blood sugar level rises and the pancreas releases the proper amount of insulin to keep blood sugar within the normal range. In someone who is a type 2 diabetic, the production and/or action of insulin is inefficient, so after eating your blood sugar goes up but doesn’t return to normal levels. Clinicians …

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The Diabetic Kidney Disease – Diabetic Nephropathy

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Share Diabetic nephropathy or diabetic kidney disease is a complication of type 1 or type 2 diabetes caused by damage to the kidneys’ delicate filtering system. The kidneys have many minuscule blood vessels whose job is to filter waste from the blood. These blood vessels are destroyed as a result of high blood sugar from diabetes. Eventually, the kidney is unable …

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Prevention of Diabetes – Type1 and Type2 – Hope vs Despair

Share THE PREVENTION OF TYPE 1 DIABETES The autoimmune process in Type 1 diabetes begins years before β-cells are destroyed. Measuring HLA susceptibility markers and autoantibody tests allows those at high risk of developing the disease to be identified. At present there is no reliable method of preventing its development. Studies in small groups of children have shown that aggressive …

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The Impact of Diabetes – Type1 and Type2

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Share The condition and impact of diabetes mellitus may have been in existence for more than three thousand years. The two forms of diabetes were first described in the fifth century AD, one occurring in slim individuals who perished quickly (Type 1 diabetes) and the other in older overweight people who survived for longer (Type 2 diabetes). By the end …

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