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World Diabetes Day: What is the difference between Diabetes Type 1 and 2?

TYPE 1 DIABETES VS. TYPE 2 DIABETES WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? TYPE 1 DIABETES CONTROL NUTRITION EXERCISE WATCH OUT! YOU NEED TO MAKE SOME CHANGES TO YOUR DIET AND LIFESTYLE Insulin replacement therapy with approx. 6 injections per day. Your diet is carefully monitored and tailored by an endocrinologist in order to control your carbohydrate intake, Supervised physical activity is essential to balance out your blood sugar level and the amount of carbohydrates in your body. EYES Diabetic retinopathy. damage to the 10% retina FEET Diabetic foot: infections and foot ulcers KIDNEYS Kidney damage: Make sure you have your urine checked every year 90% In most cases, Some light physical activity (e.g. walk- ing) helps to control the blood sugar level in your body.- A balanced diet is required to reduce the blood sugar in your body. medical treatment in form of tablets helps, however insulin administra- tion may be necessary. TYPE 2 DIABETES STRESS YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR HOW YOUR High level of choles- terol and blood pressure: managing stress is key for people with diabetes ILLNESS DEVELOPS The data is taken from the IDF DIABETES ATLAS. If you want to find out more about diabetes please ask your doctor for advice. Design and illustration: Oriol Alegret. © 2014 People Who Global, S.L.

World Diabetes Day: What is the difference between Diabetes Type 1 and 2?

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What is the difference between diabetes type 1 and type 2? Are both treated the same way? Do they both require the same medication? These are just some of the many questions that come up when diagnose...


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