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What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar levels are too high. Insulin is a hormone made by our bodies that helps control blood sugar. In Type 1 diabetes, the body does not make insulin. In Type 2 diabetes, the body doesn’t make insulin well or use insulin well. In both conditions, the lack of effective insulin causes blood sugars to be high.
What are the side effects of diabetes?
Diabetes can affect your:
Get Well Wednesday: Diabetes Facts You Need To Know was originally published on blackamericaweb.com