#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 4

The percentage of people with Type 1 diabetes is far less common than Type 2 diabetes, about 90% – 94% of people with diabetes have Type 2. – #PBNFacts #ProjectBlueNovember the quote is from Project Blue November

#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 2

Type 1 diabetes is NOT caused by eating too many sweets or junk food. It is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the pancreas and the cells that produce insulin. – #PBNFacts #ProjectBlueNovember the quote is from Project Blue November

#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 1

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an Autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that enables people to get energy from food. It occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, called beta cells. Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is … Continue reading

It is #Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

In many parts of the world, the beginning of November marks the start of a month-long series of activities aimed at raising diabetes awareness and calling for urgent action to tackle the diabetes epidemic. On December 20, 2006, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution to designate November 14 as … Continue reading

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