Unformatted text preview: diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, there also is a steady decline of beta cells that adds to the process of elevated blood sugars. Essentially, if someone is resistant to insulin, the body can, to some degree, increase production of insulin and overcome the level of resistance. After time, if production decreases and insulin cannot be released as vigorously, hyperglycemia develops. Treatment Options: • Blood sugar monitoring • Healthy eating • Regular exercise • Possibly, diabetes medication or insulin therapy...
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course BIO 2111K taught by Professor Clark during the Fall '10 term at Darton State Collge.
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