“D” Stands for Diabetes Awareness

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Today we are working on the letter….”D”.

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My husband, many family members and many friends have Diabetes. Diabetes is a lifelong, chronic disease that forces a person to change everything in their life (diet, exercise, etc).

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It’s not easy to hear you have diabetes. But for millions of people,  learning about their diabetes is the first step toward feeling better and living a longer, healthier life.

There are two types of diabetes, which may cause the following symptoms:

Type 1 Diabetes

  •     Frequent urination
  •     Unusual thirst
  •     Extreme hunger
  •     Unusual weight loss
  •     Extreme fatigue and Irritability

Type 2 Diabetes (Often people with type 2 diabetes have no symptoms)

  •     Any of the type 1 symptoms
  •     Frequent infections
  •     Blurred vision
  •     Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  •     Tingling/numbness in the hands/feet
  •     Recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections

To find out more about diabetes please visit any of the following web sites:

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