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Understanding Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

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  • Diabetes Statistics

    Diabetes Statistics General diabetes statistics Diabetes affects an estimated 25.8 million people in the U.S. (90 to 95 percent have type 2 diabetes)--18.8 million have been diagnosed, but 7 million ...

  • Anatomy of the Endocrine System

    Anatomy of the Endocrine System The endocrine system is a complex network of glands and organs. It uses hormones to control and coordinate your body's internal balance or homeostasis, its energy leve...

  • What Is Diabetes?

    What Is Diabetes? Diabetes refers to a group of chronic diseases that involve problems in the regulation of blood sugar. The two most common types of diabetes are, type 1 and type 2. Both forms resul...

  • Diagnosing Diabetes

    Diagnosing Diabetes Protocol for diagnosing diabetes According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: People over age 45 should be tested for prediabetes or diabetes...

  • Facts About Diabetes

    Facts About Diabetes What is diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by a failure to secrete enough insulin, or, in some cases, the cells do not respond appropriately to the insulin ...

  • Answers to Your Diabetes Questions

    Answers to Your Diabetes Questions What is diabetes? It's not an illness you can catch like a cold or cure like an infection. It's a condition in which your body can't maintain the right level of blo...