6 on Health: Managing your diabetes
November is National Diabetes Month.
Diabetes is characterized by high levels of blood sugar resulting from defects in insulin production.
Type 1 diabetes, also called juvenile diabetes, means your body can't make insulin at all.
With Type 2 diabetes, your body doesn't produce enough insulin or use it correctly.
And while there is no cure, there are ways to manage it.
Maintain regular physical activity and follow a healthy diet
Keep an eye on possible symptoms such as frequent urination, excessive thirst and slow healing wounds.
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