Type 2 Diabetes Topic Guide
Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes is one type of diabetes mellitus, type 1 is the other type of diabetes. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes include excessive thirst and urination, and dehydration. Causes and risk factors for type 2 diabetes are older age, obesity, lack of activity, genetics, and fatty waistline. Treatment for type 2 diabetes are weight loss, a healthy diet, exercise, and medications if necessary.
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Diabetes (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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