Diabetes Type 2

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Diabetes Type 2 1.Diabetes is considered a life style disease because it is not something you were born with it is something you bring upon yourself, stress, don't enough exercise, eating too much of the wrong foods, pregnancy or family history cause this particular disease. 2. Type 2 diabetes, or non-insulin-dependent diabetes, is the most common form of diabetes. It effects the respiratory system In Type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells neglect the insulin. Insulin is needed for the body to be able to use sugar. Sugar is the primary fuel for the cells in the body, and the insulin takes the sugar from the blood and into the cells. When glucose builds up in the blood instead of going into cells, it can cause two problems. One, right way your body cells could be starved for energy or over an amount of time, your sugars levels may harm your eyes, kidneys, nerves or even your hear . There are nearly one million Australians over the age of 25 with diabetes - approximately 7.5% ...

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