How Do People Without Diabetes Control Their Blood Sugar?

How Do People Without Diabetes Control Their Blood Sugar?

Insulin and other hormones are in charge of regulating the concentration (amount) of sugar in the blood. Diabetes is the name given to conditions where blood sugar levels can no longer be regulated by the body. Diabetes can occur in two different types, Type 1 and Type 2. Continue reading How Do People Without Diabetes Control Their Blood Sugar?

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a very common condition which causes a person’s blood glucose levels to become elevated. People whose insulin is less effective than normal, but who can still make it to a certain extent, are given the diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. Some experts believe that the condition is becoming worryingly common in our times as a result of certain societal changes, such as supermarkets, the replacement of walking with driving and increased access to fast foods. Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes