Understanding diabetes is the first step toward managing it. So what do you need to know? First, you need to know what diabetes is and how it affects your body. And you’ll need to know what kind of diabetes you have. Next you have to know how to maintain your health, treat your diabetes, know when your treatment is successful and what to do when it’s not.
This section will take you through the answers to these first questions, and give you important information that will help you live a healthy life with diabetes.
In this section you will learn:
- Basic Facts About Diabetes:
The definition, symptoms, diagnosis, and goals of treatment
- What is type 2 diabetes?:
Information about how people develop type 2 diabetes and who gets type 2 diabetes
- How The Body Processes Sugar:
Information about the natural control of blood sugar, and what is different when you have diabetes
Common questions about diabetes and treatment options
- Glossary Of Terms:
Definitions of terms used within this web site