Mile High Magazine 11/13/2022 Diabetes Awareness Month

Guest: Dr. James Yeash, family physician with New West Physicians, part of Optum November is diabetes awareness month.  Diabetes is a disease in which your blood sugar level are too high.  If you have type 1 your body is not making enough insulin and type 2 your body it does not use the insulin well.  Type 1 is an autoimmune process, so you no longer make insulin and the only way to treat is with insulin.  Type 2 is more common and is on the rise and it can be caused by in activity and eating bad foods. Some ways to help prevent diabetes is to change your life style.  They recommend 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise spread over three days and at least two days a week with weight training.  Also changing your diet.                     

Published: Monday, November 14, 2022   |   Runtime: 14:59