♦ 10-20% of people with diabetes mellitus have type I
♦ 80-90% of people with diabetes mellitus have type II
♦ There are three types of diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes.
♦ Some symptoms of diabetes include weight change, frequent urination, extreme tiredness, blurred vision, and numbness in oneís feet and hands.
♦ People with Type 2 diabetes often donít show any symptoms.
♦ The sooner diabetes is caught, the more able it is to be treated.
♦ Type 2 Diabetes can be prevented in many cases by keeping a healthy diet, physical activity, and stress levels down.
♦ Ways that diabetics are treated include: physical activity, nutrition, watching their blood pressure, taking medication, and managing a healthy lifestyle