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What are the Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

 
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MedlinePlus noted that some people may have warning symptoms as their first signs, which include stomach pain, rapid breathing, nausea, vomiting, dry skin and mouth, flushed face and a fruity breath odor.

With a type 2 diabetes patient, her first symptoms can include blurred vision, pain or numbness in her hands or feet. In male patients, they may experience erectile dysfunction.

References

American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Statistics. Web. 28 September 2011

http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diabetes-statistics/

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Type 2 Diabetes – Risk Factors. Web. 28 September 2011
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002072.htm

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Type 1 Diabetes. Web. 28 September 2011
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000305.htm

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Type 2 Diabetes. Web. 28 September 2011
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000313.htm

Reviewed September 29, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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Anonymous

No one has to live with Diabetes Type 2 or take medications for it

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Diabetes has already been reversed for over 20,000 people, it is the drug makers who hid the story.
The Anti Obesity drug makers and diabetes drug makers take in 10 billion$$$$ every year with no cure but you do not need their drugs.

There is no need for any “drug” for Type 2 Diabetes. The drugs cause direct heart attacks. Diabetes is being reversed without medications with a specialized diet

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