This article reveals some nutrition facts for diabetics of type 1 and 2. Pay attention!
Are you suffering from diabetes or know someone who is & are experiencing symptoms such as blurred vision, thirstiness, fatigue, frequent urination, weight loss & increased hunger?
Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body's inability to produce any or enough insulin causing high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, amputations, heart failure & stroke. Two common types of diabetes are type 1 & type 2.
Type 1 diabetes is when the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels which allows the body to use sugar (glucose) for energy. The role of insulin in the body is when you eat your body begins to convert food into sugar (glucose) & the pancreas is supposed to release insulin. The insulin opens up cells to allow glucose to enter so it can be used for energy, but with diabetes this does not happen. Type 1 diabetes is relatively uncommon, affecting about 1.25 million Americans (out of the total 30 million with diabetes). It usually occurs in people before the age of 20. There is no known cure BUT there are other safe & natural ways that can help make managing living with diabetes less challenging, reduce symptoms & make life less stressful.
Type 2 diabetes is by far the more common form of the disease, affecting 90 percent to 95 percent of diabetics, & is typically preventable & nearly 100 percent curable with simple lifestyle modifications. People who are suffering from type 2 diabetes need to know, YOU hold the key to the cure of the disease & no drugs are needed that have other health risks & side effects. How awesome is that? Yup!!! .... Pretty awesome to finally know you can take charge of your own health without any drugs.
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