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Type 2 Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, the body has difficulty keeping blood sugar levels low enough. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes often come slowly. Exercise and good food can help lower blood sugar levels, but you may also need medication.

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Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin is a hormone needed for cells to absorb sugar from the blood. In type 1 diabetes, the body has stopped producing insulin and you get too much sugar in the blood. Signs of type 1 diabetes include being tired and powerless, losing weight quickly, kissing more often and being very thirsty. Diabetes is a disease you have throughout your life, but there is good treatment to be had.

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