diabetes GCSE Biology B1

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what is diabetes? diabetes is a condition that affects your ability to control your blood sugar level
what is type 1 diabetes? type 1 diabetes is where the pancreas produces little or no insulin
what is type 2 diabetes? type 2 diabetes is where a person becomes resistant to insulin and can cause blood sugar levels to rise to a dangerous level
how can you control type 1 diabetes * by having a carefully controlled diet * inject insulin to the blood at meal times
How can you control type 2 diabetes * avoid foods which are rich in carbohydrates * and takes tablets
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