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Flashcards in Diabetes Deck (3):
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What causes type 1

The pancreas doesnt produce insulin as diabetes is autoimmune and destroy cell Beta cells in pancreas

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What causes type 2

Not enough production of insulin or cells dont respond

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What causes type 2

Increase in age as more likely to gain weight and decrease exercise

Genetics

Overweight as fat round middle release chemical which interfere with cardiovascular and metabollic systems