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what's the difference between type1 and type 2 diabetes

Type 1Diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the person's bodydestroys the insulin-producing cells.These people do not produce insulinso they must replace the insulin using insulin injectionsor insulin pump therapy. In Type 2 Diabetes, insulin is produced however it may be produced an insufficient amount, and the insulin that isproduced does not work properly. There's really nothing somebody can do to prevent themselvesfrom getting Type 1 diabetes. But with Type 2 diabetes, we know thattrying to get down to a lean weight, and trying to be more physically activethose things can help delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.It's important to try and attain and maintaina healthy body weight, and to incorporate 150 minutesof physical activity into your lifestyle every week.

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what's the difference between type1 and type 2 diabetes

Type 1Diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the person's bodydestroys the insulin-producing cells.These people do not produce insulinso they must replace the insulin using insulin injectionsor insulin pump therapy. In Type 2 Diabetes, insulin is produced however it may be produced an insufficient amount, and the insulin that isproduced does not work properly. There's really nothing somebody can do to prevent themselvesfrom getting Type 1 diabetes. But with Type 2 diabetes, we know thattrying to get down to a lean weight, and trying to be more physically activethose things can help delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.It's important to try and attain and maintaina healthy body weight, and to incorporate 150 minutesof physical activity into your lifestyle every week.

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