Difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Two main types of diabetes are recognized by medical science – Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. Each of these has its own distinctive nature (causes, risk factors and complications), while one thing remains the same between the two – both are chronic diseases and affect the way the human body produces and regulates blood sugar levels.

Blood sugar or otherwise known as glucose is the fuel that enables the body’s cells to perform their basic functions. But, in order to enter the cells, glucose needs the help of insulin.

While people with type 1 diabetes do not produce insulin at all. People with type 2 diabetes either do not respond well to the insulin present in the body or do not make enough of this essential component to allow glucose to offer fuel to the cells.

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Lung Cancer: Facts, Statistics, and You

Uncontrolled growth of cells in lungs is mainly known as lung cancer. It can be start in one or both of the lungs.  The abnormal cells can’t develop into healthy tissues, and they break frequently and form tumors in human lungs. Lung cancer is the most common cancer found in human body. Most of the deaths are happen in world due to the lung cancer. In other words, Cancer that develops in the form of tissues in lung is known as lung cancer. Lung carcinoma is another name of lung cancer, this tissues or cells growth can spread in other part of the body by the process of metastasis. Lungs play a very important part in human life, as lungs are present in chest of the humans and intake oxygen when humans inhale and release the carbon dioxide. As lung cancer is diagnosed in later age, so only 10% of … Read the rest

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