Iraqi Health Outreach Project: Diabetes

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Abstract:

This two-page brochure in English and Arabic educates Iraqi Americans about diabetes, a disease that causes high blood sugar because the body does not produce enough insulin or resists the insulin that is produced. The document explains the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It dispels myths and provides facts, including signs, symptoms, complications, and treatment. Though Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented, type 2 diabetes can be prevented and sometimes controlled through eating healthy foods, exercising, and weight loss, especially if a person has a family history.

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Author(s):
Heartland Alliance
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, type 1, Diabetes mellitus, type 2, Diet, Exercise, Insulin, Weight loss
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
6/1/2013
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