What is Diabetes? (Type 2)
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For people in high risk groups as well as those with diabetes, this video explains what diabetes is, the symptoms, the long term effects, and treatment. It informs viewers that being overweight contributes to the development of diabetes, explains insulin resistance, and outlines a diabetes self-management plan. Information covered includes the target range of blood glucose, making healthy food choices, the 2005 food guide pyramid,carbohydrates, fats, portion sizes, and possible use of medications if healthy foods and physical activity are not enough to keep blood glucose in a healthy range.