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Does diabetes affect all racial groups equally? (6)

No, there are significant differences in the hereditary tendency to acquire diabetes (Figure 2). In general Caucasians (non-Hispanic whites) have a lower tendency to develop type 2 diabetes than other ethnic groups. Cure Diabetes Naturally: By World-renowned Ph.d. In Clinical Nutrition, Click this link to know how to cure your diabetes. The situation with regard [...]

Can diabetes be cured? (5)

In general, we do not consider that diabetes can be cured once it has been diagnosed. People with type 2 diabetes can reverse the detectable abnormalities of diabetes by lifestyle adjustment without the use of medications (discussed in Question 28). However, the tendency to manifest high blood sugar again is always present if the patient [...]

What are the symptoms of diabetes? (4)

The typical symptoms of diabetes occur as a result of the high levels of glucose in the bloodstream and its passage into the urine and other tissues. These are frequent urination and thirst. Thirst arises as a result of the dehydration caused by the frequent urination. Dehydration and loss of nutrient calories in the urine [...]

What is the difference between diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus? (3)

The word diabetes is an interesting one. Its origin is in the Greek language where it is derived from the word for a siphon or, more simply, a pipe or hose. This word was used to describe the disorder in ancient times (and diabetes was recognized in great antiquity) because those suffering from it produced [...]

What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? (2)

Type 1 diabetes Type 1 diabetes is entirely due to an almost complete deficiency of insulin. The deficiency is the result of the immune system erroneously attacking and destroying the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. For the proper functioning of our bodies, it is necessary for insulin to be present at all times in the [...]

Why and how did I get diabetes? (1)

Diabetes occurs for a number of reasons, but the ultimate cause of the high blood sugar that characterizes the disorder is either deficiency of the hormone insulin or a combination of insulin deficiency and resistance of the body tissues to its actions. In response to food intake, insulin is released by specialized cells in the [...]