For Your Well Being - Understanding Diabetes and Glycemic Index

For Your Well Being - Understanding Diabetes and Glycemic Index

by Irwing
     
 

If you think that you are prone to diabetes, the first thing that you need to know is to understand what the illness is all about. Experts say that diabetes is a chronic disease, which develop among people who have the inability to utilize the glucose in their food to be used as energy. The illness develops when the accumulated glucose stays in the person's…  See more details below

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If you think that you are prone to diabetes, the first thing that you need to know is to understand what the illness is all about. Experts say that diabetes is a chronic disease, which develop among people who have the inability to utilize the glucose in their food to be used as energy. The illness develops when the accumulated glucose stays in the person's bloodstream for a long time. Over a period of time, this amount of glucose, can bring potential harm to the person's other organs such as the eyes, kidneys, heart, and even the nerves themselves.

After having sufficient knowledge about it and how the disease develops, the next step is to know what kind of diabetes that are known and acknowledged by experts and physicians. Today, there are three major types of diabetes including "Type 1 diabetes," "Type 2 diabetes," and "Gestational diabetes." Knowing what they are and what sets each one apart from one other will help people who are prone to diabetes where to focus in trying to manage their condition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013174856
Publisher:
Caring & Sharing
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
74
File size:
5 MB

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