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10 Facts about diabetes

10 FACTS ABOUT DIABETES 1 The 14th of November is World Diabetes Day This date is Sir Frederick Grant Banting's birthday – the Canadian Medical Researcher who invented insulin in 1923 – and The United Frederick Grant Banting Nations decided to mark this day as World Diabetes Day in 2006. INSULIN For this purpose the blue ring was developed to symbolise the day. The blue colour symbolises the sky and the UN flag, whilst the cirlce represents life, health and unity between the global diabetes community. 00:07 4 2 Every 7th second 387 million people a person dies from diabetes globally. 3 Diabetes is projected to be the living with diabetes 7th leading worldwide. cause of death in 2030 5 There are two major forms of diabetes Туре 1 Туре 2 the body's ineffective use of insulin lack of insulin production 6 Type 2 diabetes 90% is much more common than Type 1 diabetes 10% 7 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- & middle-income countries. %$ 8 Type 2 diabetes can be prevented 30 min. of moderate-intensive Туpe 1 diabetes physical activity each day |and cannot be prevented a healthy diet can reduce the risks drastically. O You can get an early diagnosis by having a blood test from your doctor. 10 Treatment insulin ... Diabetes 1 food care oral medication and in some cases Diabetes 2 insulin as well food care SOURCES euroClinix

10 Facts about diabetes

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Diabetes causes a person to experience high or low blood sugar levels. According to previous articles Diabetes are two types, known as type 1 and type 2. Now a days 90% of the people with diabetes hav...




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