"Generally, patients see their physicians once every three months. But the decisions they make on a daily basis – what they eat, whether they exercise, medications they take and monitoring their blood sugars – are going to determine whether their diabetes is kept in good control."
‒ Denise Kaiser
Did You Know?
The exact causes of both types of diabetes are unknown. Type 1 diabetes tends to show up after exposure to a trigger, such as a virus, which can attack cells in the pancreas that make insulin. There is no one cause for Type 2 diabetes, but it seems to run in families, and most people who get it are overweight.