[2012] esmeralda sanchez: Endocrine System: Diabetes Type 2

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[2012] esmeralda sanchez: Endocrine System: Diabetes Type 2

Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Type 2

People with type 2 Diabetes are diffrent from those who have Type 1 Diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes do make insulin. The pancreas is making insulin but its either not making enough or the body is not using it at all. This is called, "insulin resistance."

The pancreas in a healthy person releases insulin to help the body store and use the sugars from the food you eat. A diabeteic's pancreas produces very little or no insulin.

Overwieght is a primary risk factor for type 2 Diabetes. If your body stores fat primarly in the adomen region , your in risk. Inactivity increases your risk for type 2 Diabetes.


*overweight* Have prediabetes* low HDL cholestrol* high triglycerides*over 45*Family memebers have it* dont exercise* high bloood pressure.

But who gets Type 2 Diabetes?


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