Diabetes Does Not Discriminate


Lets Fight Diabetes

Diabetes doesn't disciminate.  It doesnt care wheather you are young or old It doesnt care if you are rich or poor, thin or obese.  Although it is more common in African Americans and those that are obese.

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should. This causes sugar to build up in your blood.Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.It is a fact that Diabetes kills more poeple then Aid and Breast Cacer alone.  Diabetes doesn't discimante whether you are young,old.overweight or slim.  Although in Type 2 it is more common in obese and African Americans.



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