StilLow (Jan and Elvis) write: about gym teachers :
> email @ redacted writes:
> > You are correct, it is type 2, not type 1. Everything you stated about
> > 1 is correct. He probably meant type 2 and doesn't really know the
> > difference between type 1/2.
> > Justin
> > One of the gym teachers (not hers) was talking about the benefits of
> > staying fit and what can happen if you dont stay fit. He went on to say
> > that people who are not fit, overweight and dont eat right get JUVENILE
> > DIABETES.
> Actually, the gym teacher isn't altogether correct about type 2. Type 2 is
> genetic and can be triggered by environmental factors, such as obesity and
> underexercise. However, you can be an overweight couch potato and never
> type 2
> IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE GENES!!!! Even if you do have the genes, there is no
> guarantee you will not get type 2, even if you spend your whole life eating
> properly and exercising regularly. The medical field has bits and pieces of
> information, but still does not understand all of the mechanisms that
> contribute to
> obesity, type 2, whatever.
> Remember the DPP trial that "proved" diet and exercise could prevent or
> type 2? The participants had personal trainers, had nutritionally balanced
> meals delivered to them, had a high dropout rate and a percentage of the
> who stayed with the program STILL got type 2 diabetes.
> Jan and ElvisToo
> Type 1 does not insure that you have no insulin resistance. You can have
lots of insulin resistance and have type 1. As the disease progresses, you
gain some weight whitch makes your insulin resistance greater.
Type 2 with type 1 also shows the complicatuions of type 2 as well.
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