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Type 2 Diabetes - Personality Traits and Blood Sugar Levels! Type 2 Diabetes - Personality Traits and Blood Sugar Levels!

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rosariawetzell · 1 year, 8 months ago
Others struggle with depression StrictionD Review because they feel alone and just don't understand how to cope. They feel hopeless and helpless. These feelings of despair occur when the condition is perceived as a threat that is uncontrollable. In addition to depression being a miserable condition on its own, any level of depression is a definite deterrent to effective management of your diabetes. Talk to your doctor, family and friends or join a support group. Quite often, talking with someone who knows what you are going through is easier and more helpful than talking with someone close to you. Just remember you are not alone in how you are feeling. There really is a direct connection between Type 2 diabetes and mental health issues. As of the year 2000, according to the World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes. For at least 20 years, diabetes rates in North America have been increasing rapidly. In 2010 nearly twenty six million people have diabetes in the United States alone, and seven million people remain undiagnosed. Another fifty seven million people are estimated to have pre-diabetes. Diabetes mellitus occurs throughout the world, but is more common in the more developed countries. The Centers for Disease Control has termed the growth in the number of diabetic patients an epidemic.The National Diabetes Information Clearing house estimates that diabetes costs $132 billion in the United States alone every year. Approximately 10% of diabetes cases in North America are type 1, with the rest being type 2. It is estimated that one in three Americans born after 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime.

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