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Diabetes Type 1, Type 2 Symptoms and Treatment

The main difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes relates to whom it affects and what happens in the body because of this disease. The first type is usually diagnosed in younger people and it is caused because the body is no longer able to produce the required amount of insulin. In the second cases, the body cannot use the insulin it produces. In most cases, adults are diagnosed with such type of diabetes.

Until recently, the only type of diabetes that was common in children was type 1 diabetes, most children who have Type 2 diabetes have a history of diabetes in the family. Moreover, they present overweight signs and are not very physically active. Usually, type 1 diabetes is developed around puberty.

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Signs of Diabetes Type 1, Type 2

As you know, diabetes comes in two different variations; Type 1 and Type 2. Each one of them is different, and they reveal different symptoms. The main symptoms across the two main types of diabetes are increased urination (polyuria), thirst (polydipsia) and tiredness. Now, particularly, each one of them comes with particular signs.

Common symptoms for diabetes Type 1 include:

– Excessive thirst

– Increased urination (sometimes, as often as hourly)

– Unusual weight loss

– Fatigue or tiredness

– Blurred vision

– In the case of woman, frequent vaginal infections

– Dry mouth

– Inching skin, especially in the groin and vaginal area

It is worth mentioning that these are some signs encountered at diabetes patients in most cases, but they do not come all at once only in some particular cases. In the same time, symptoms of type 1 diabetes can develop quickly, sometimes over a few weeks, and sometimes over days.

Common symptoms for diabetes Type 2 include:

In the case of the second type of diabetes, symptoms are not that visible, and in most cases, people learn that they suffer of diabetes only through a routine screening. Diabetes type 2 symptoms include:

– Excessive thirst

– Increases urination, especially at night

– Unusual weight loss or gain

– Fatigue or extreme tiredness

In some extraordinary cases, some people also experience some of the symptoms encountered at patients with the diabetes type 1 such as blurred vision, frequent vaginal infections, dry mouth and slow-healing sores or cuts, itching skin, etc.

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Diabetes Type 1/ Type 2 Treatment

If you want to learn how to reverse diabetes, find out that there is no treatment for diabetes, one that can cure diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2 completely. At best, all you can do is to maintain a level of health though some hard work.

In the case of the first type of diabetes, in most cases, patient need insulin injections, as often as one per day, a well-designed dietary plan, regular check up of blood sugar levels, daily exercise goals, etc. a food specialist will advise you regarding your nutrition needs, and he will develop a proper diet for your personal needs. In the same time, you need to monitor an optimal glucose, prevent/treat chronic complications as well as to enhance your health with food/PA.

Now, as for the second type of diabetes, the treatment is a little bit easier and simpler. When diagnosed, diabetes type 2 will require a proper diet, and well-designed exercise plan, or at least 30 minutes of exercise per day, and in some cases, medications. Now, it was recorded that some diabetes type 2 patients required some insulin injections or SMBG.

Keep in mind not to take any diabetes medications until you see a specialist. Each person is different, each diabetes type is different, and you need a different diet plan and medication plan. This post is only informative and you should treat it likewise. However, a balanced diet and exercising each day will definitely not hurt you.

Understand and Cure Diabetes Type 1 & 2

These days, with the technology, advanced that much, you may think that someone has already found a cure for diabetes by now. The reality is that there is no cure for diabetes at this point. There is a couple of ways in which you can delay its advance or to stop its symptoms. In this respect, it is advised to avoid those diabetes drugs and medications which say to cure the disease completely.

 

Before I mention a couple of methods through which you can prevent or even treat diabetes, I want to make sure you know the difference between the two types of diabetes. Types of diabetes:

 

Diabetes type 1

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Diabetes type 1 is also called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile onset diabetes since it is mostly encountered and diagnosed among young children. It appears when the body’s immune system destroys pancreatic beta cells, the cells that make the human insulin, which regulates blood glucose. In order to survive, people suffering from diabetes type 1 must have insulin delivered by injection or a pump on a daily basis. It is worth mentioning the fact that risk factors for type 1 diabetics may be autoimmune, genetic, or even environmental. There are no ways to cure diabetes type 1 so far, and there is no known way to prevent this illness.

 

Diabetes type 2

 

Compared to type 1, diabetes type 2 is also called non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or adult-onset diabetes. In this case, diabetes begins as insulin resistance, a disorder in which the cells do not use insulin, as they should. In the same time, the second type of diabetes is associated with older age, obesity, family history of diabetes, physical inactivity, as well as race/ethnicity. In the case of this type, there is actually a cure for diabetes.

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Now, in what concerns the treatment, it is worth mentioning the fact that first, if you want a well-designed treatment for diabetes, you need to consult a health care specialist. The aim of diabetes treatment is to keep the blood glucose levels as near to normal as possible and, after running a blood test, the specialist will know what treatment is suitable for your needs.

 

The most important part in finding a cure for diabetes is the self-management. Treatments should be established based on each person, each type of diabetes, and each level of disease. Therefore, it is recommended to visit a doctor before starting to cure diabetes on your own. Alternatively, a balanced diet will definitely help you prevent diabetes type 2. In this respect, you need to stop eating all refined sugars. The consumption of sugar is the main reason to more than 130,000 cases of diabetes.

 

In the same time, along with a balanced diabetes diet, people should start doing a little bit of exercises each day. Simply by walking 30 minutes per day, will help you prevent diabetes. This is exactly what a normal body needs in order to work perfectly.

 

If you want to find out how to cure diabetes type 1, find out that there is no such thing as home remedies or cures. For that, consult a specialist in order to analyze the level of glucose and tell you what you need to take and do.