Thank you so much for the breakdown. Diabetes runs in my family very rampid and I am at risk for having the disease now just by it being herietary with 4 immediate family members having it. I have been doing as much as I can to prevent from getting it so tell me what more can I do?!
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How many of my queens know the difference between DM 1 and Dm 2? I am a nursing student and I am going to break it down for you. Diabetes 1: 1. The beginning generally starts before the age of 30. 2. These diabetics are generally lean, not obese. 3. There are dependent on insulin to sustain life. 4. The signs usually occur very rapid. 5.Symptoms include excessive urination, excessive thirst, and excessive hunger and weight loss. 6. Treatment includes diet,Exercise, and Insulin. 7. More commonly seen in caucasians.
Diabetes 2: 1. Occurs usually over the age of 40 years old. 2. Occurs slowly over time. 3. 80%-90% are obese. 4. Strong family history,may have some symptoms of Type 1 Diabetics. 5. Most common in african americans. 6. Treatment includes Diet, exercise, insulin, oral agents.
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