Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes:
- With type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin.
- With type 2 diabetes, the more common type, your body does not make or use insulin well.
The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But, no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess sugar in your blood
. Too much sugar in your blood can lead to serious health problems.
can show if you have diabetes. One type of test, the A1C, can also check on how you are managing your diabetes. Exercise, weight control and sticking to your meal plan
can help control your diabetes. You should also monitor your blood glucose level
and take medicine
if prescribed. For more info you can go to a specialist.
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