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Symptoms and complications of diabetes

Symptoms and complications of diabetes

Symptoms and complication of diabetes

From this pharmacy CPD module on the symptoms and complications of diabetes you will learn:

  • What leads to an individual developing diabetes
  • The differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • The complications and consequences of diagnosis
  • About gestational and steroid-induced diabetes

Download this module - this includes the 5-minute test - here.

Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes mellitus – previously known as juvenile-onset diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes – is a life-long condition in which the body loses its ability to produce insulin.

Insulin is a hormone produced by beta cells in the pancreas. It is released after a meal or snack and regulates the amount of glucose in the blood stream.

Insulin stimulates the uptake of glucose into the cells. This is an important function, as glucose – derived

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