Type 1 Diabetic Essay

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In 2014 a total of 29.1 million (9.3%) of the population have Diabetes, 21 million are diagnosed with it, and 8.1 million are undiagnosed. Now let's take a glance at 2016, more than 29 million people were with Diabetes, 86 million people with Prediabetes, Type 1 Diabetes accounts for about 5% and Type 2 Diabetes accounts for about 90%-95%.

Now that I’ve got your attention let's take a look at the symptoms and types of Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is more commonly diagnosed in children and young adults, with that being said, in Type 1 Diabetes the body does not produce insulin therefore making type 1 diabetics insulin a dependant. Type 2 Diabetes the body either produces extra insulin or not enough insulin therefore causing the body's blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise making them Hyperglycemic. The most common symptoms are; urinating more than usual, feeling very thirsty, very hungry, extreme fatigue, blurred vision, cuts and bruises are slow to heal, weight loss in some cases and tingling, pain, numbness in the hands and/or feet. Warning signs are so mild that one will not notice them. Many people do not find out until after problems from long-term damage is caused by the disease. With Type 1, symptoms can happen in a matter of days or few weeks and are much more severe.
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The best thing to do is stay away from salty foods especially when eat out also another good tip is to cut your foods to portions. The plate method, and carb counting are some preferred meal planning tools. Exercise is also important! Exercising can lower blood glucose levels in the short term and being active on a regular basis can also lower your

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