What is Diabetes? Fact Sheet

Screenshot of the “What is Diabetes?” fact sheet showing the following sections: (1) What Happens in Your Body; (2) Why is Diabetes Dangerous? ;(3) What Are the Type of Diabetes?; (4) What Are The Symptoms?; (5) Are You At a Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?; and (6) Do You Have Diabetes? There are also logos for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and The Heart Truth, along with a link to The Heart Truth website.

Diabetes is a serious disease. It happens when your body doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use it well. In this 3-page fact sheet, you will learn what is happening in your body when you have diabetes, its symptoms, and how to know if you have it.

Print Length:
3 pages
Publication Date:
General Public & Patients

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