Diabetes (Mellitus, Type 1 and Type 2) Topic Guide
Diabetes (Mellitus, Type 1 and Type 2): There are two types of diabetes, type 1 (insulin dependent), and type 2 (non-insulin dependent). type 1 diabetes is caused by heredity, environmental factors, or ethnicity. Type 2 diabetes is caused by high blood pressure, high lipid levels, high-fat diet, high alcohol intake, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, ethnicity, or age. Type 1 diabetes is managed with insulin injection. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or managed with medication, diet, exercise, and quitting smoking.
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