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Unformatted text preview: Other lipid storage
– Type 1 diabetes
– Gestational diabetes What is type 2 diabetes?
• The pancreas makes insulin. Insulin helps you
to digest your food, especially sugars.
• Insulin also promotes the storage of extra
food energy as fat. Too much insulin
((hyperinsulinemia), too much fat.
• Children (and adults) with too much fat make
too much insulin which leads to…more fat!
fat Obesity Type 2 Diabetes In the early stages, there
Complications of type 1 diabetes:
are no symptoms. Later symptoms of type 2 Kidney failu...
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