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Type 2 diabetes has been considered the most common type of diabetes. The thing to think about is that many people do not even know that they have type 2 diabetes. Many times people get to know about type 2 diabetes when they get a routine test done or they show any symptoms. Now the question arises is living with type 2 diabetes easy? Can type 2 diabetes change over time? Do complications increase over time?

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Today in this article you will get to know the answers to all these questions -

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  1. What is type 2 diabetes?
  2. Can Type 2 Diabetes Change Over Time?
  3. How fast does type 2 diabetes progress?
  4. Can type 2 diabetes turn into type 1 diabetes?
  5. Can type 2 diabetes be cured on its own?
  6. Takeaway
Doctors for How Does Diabetes Develop Over Time

The condition of type 2 diabetes arises when a person's blood sugar level increases excessively. Glucose is the main source of energy. It is obtained from the foods eaten by the person. Insulin hormone is produced by the pancreas, which helps in providing energy to the glucose in the cells. On the other hand, if someone has diabetes, then the person's body is not able to make enough insulin or use insulin properly. In such a situation, glucose remains in the person's blood and does not reach the cells. This condition is called type 2 diabetes.

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Yes, type 2 diabetes can change over time. Type 2 diabetes usually starts with insulin resistance. In type 2 diabetes, the body is not able to respond properly to insulin, then it is called insulin resistance. According to the need of the body, over time, the pancreas starts producing more insulin.

As time passes, the person's body is not able to make enough insulin to meet the need. Over some time, the beta cells present in the pancreas can get damaged and the production of insulin can stop completely. This can make the blood sugar level very high. Going forward, the blood sugar level can cause many complications, such as -

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), type 2 diabetes is a rapidly spreading condition. In such a situation, it is necessary to monitor and treat its symptoms from time to time. Sometimes it is also necessary to change the treatment during this period.

Some people can manage type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise, while others require diabetes medications. This treatment is only the beginning of diabetes. As time passes, so does the need for the treatment process and changes in diet and routine. After a time, the patient may even need insulin.

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How fast type 2 diabetes progresses depends on several factors, such as genetics, diet, activity level, and how the body responds to the medication. At the same time, by taking care of some things like diet, proper routine, exercise, and taking medicines on time, the speed of growth of type 2 diabetes can be reduced. Therefore, it is better that along with medicines, the person should keep getting his routine checkup done, be in regular contact with the doctor, and keep following his advice.

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No, both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are different health conditions. They are not related to each other and type 2 cannot turn into type 1 later.

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No, type 2 diabetes is a terminal condition. It can only be managed with a healthy lifestyle and medicines. Not only Type 2 but Type 1 can also be simply managed.

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If type 2 diabetes is managed properly, the risks of its complications can be reduced to a great extent. Therefore, it is better to have the right diet, exercise daily, and stay away from stress. From time to time, getting a checkup done by the doctor and being aware of the disease is the right understanding. Remember that having diabetes does not slow down the way of living, but along with it, there is a need to strengthen yourself mentally and lead a healthy life.

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Dr. Narayanan N K

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