Diabetes treatment

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Key takeaways

  • Diabetes is a condition where your body can’t control your blood sugar levels effectively and can have serious health consequences

  • If you are at risk of developing diabetes you can get tested using a home test kit and then discuss treatment with your doctor if needed

  • There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease which usually arises in childhood and type 2 typically develops later in life when your pancreas stopping working properly

  • Type 1 diabetes is treated with regular insulin injections. Type 2 can usually be treated with medications and lifestyle changes

  • Diet can play a big part in managing diabetes so it’s really important to learn what and when you should be eating

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