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Diabetes mellitus: Basic facts   Japanese
Abstract:  This handout offers basic facts about diabetes mellitus, including what controls blood glucose level, what causes blood sugar to rise out of control, the main types (type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, secondary diabetes and gestational diabetes), who is at risk, how to lower the risk, and what can happen if diabetes is not controlled.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, July 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center; Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Symptoms and General Pathology; Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Pancreas; Insulin; Gestational Diabetes; Diabetes Mellitus; Blood Glucose
Language(s):  English; Korean; Spanish; Japanese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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