American Diabetes Month


Raising Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes is thought to affect as many as 30 million Americans.

Unlike type 2 diabetes, there’s nothing you can do to prevent type 1 diabetes or cure it, and the exact cause is unclear. Although there is no cure, with medication, diet and exercise, type 1 diabetes can be managed.

Type 1 diabetes can cause major complications with the major organs, complications which can be life threatening. Carefully sticking to a treatment plan reduces the risk of these complications.

In addition to demanding careful adherence to a treatment plan, type 1 diabetes can also have a significant emotional impact, as a result of the stress and worry caused by constantly working to avoid complications. Joining a support group, either online or somewhere like a community centre, and talking with other people who understand exactly what you’re going through can lift a huge weight off your shoulders.

Learn more about both type 1 and type 2 diabetes below.

American Diabetes Month - Raising Type 1 Diabetes Awareness


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Nov 27, 2014
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