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Unformatted text preview: Type II: Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) After the age of 45 also, It could even develop during childhood Either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body breaks down all of the sugars and starches into glucose, which is the basic fuel for the cells in the body. Insulin takes the sugar from the blood into the cells. When glucose builds up in the blood instead of going into cells, it can lead to diabetes Lack of physical activity, high calorie, high fat, high carbohydrate diet, diet that includes a lot of meat, sleep problems, excess weight, and medical conditions. Maintain blood sugar at levels as close to normal, control high blood pressure and high cholesterol, balanced diet plan, exercise. HCA 240 complications. HCA 240...
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- Spring '10
- Diabetes mellitus type 2, American Diabetes Association, Type II Diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus