Common Questions with Diabetes
Questions about diabetes?
Diabetes is a growing epidemic not only in the United States, but in the world. There are millions of people in the country living with the disease, and more being diagnosed every day. With no cure for diabetes, the best form of prevention is awareness. When it comes to diabetes, there are a couple of important points to remember: 1. Diabetes interferes with the body’s use of food for energy, and 2. While type 1 and type 2 diabetes are different disorders, they can cause the same complications.
Read about these items and more in the article Frequently asked questions about diabetes from WebMD. Along with diabetes education, regular checkups with a primary care physician are key to proactively managing and diagnosing potential health risks, such as diabetes. Make sure to also discuss family health history during your medical visits so your doctor can provide the best treatment plan. Preventing diabetes is both easier and the most effective before actually being diagnosed with the disease.