Family Tree Assignment - Ashiqur Rahman GT ID 902857931 Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease in which there are high levels of

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Ashiqur RahmanGT ID- 902857931Type 2 DiabetesType 2 diabetes is a lifelong, chronic disease in which there are high levels of glucose in the blood. It is the most common form of diabetes. If a person has type 2 diabetes, his fat, liver, and muscle cells will not respond correctly to insulin. This is called insulin resistance. This results in blood sugar not reaching into the cells to be stored for energy. Type 2 diabetes usually occurs slowly over time. . There are several risk factors which increase the likelihood of developing diabetes. Being overweight or obese can increase the chances of developing diabetes. Family history of diabetes can be a significant risk factor of an individual to have diabetes. Studies have shown that African American, American Indian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic Americans are more prone to this disease.People with high levels of triglycerides (a type of fat molecule) are at risk of developing diabetes. People who are physically inactive and do not associate themselves into any sports or activity are more likely of

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