What Causes Diabetes?

Avalon Pharmacy Shares About What Causes Diabetes for Hi-Desert / Morongo Basin Residents


Yucca Valley’s leading Pharmacist, Amit Kakar, Pharm.D. here.

Today’s Healthy Tip of the Week is about the factors causing Diabetes.

Join us this week to learn the types of Diabetes, and which can be prevented.

  • Diabetes is a condition where your blood glucose is too high.
  • Diabetes affects 10% of Americans; 1 in 5 don’t realize it!
  • There are two main types of Diabetes:
  • Type 1 diabetes – this is caused by your body not producing Insulin
  • Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels
  • Type 2 diabetes – this is caused by our bodies’ Insulin being ineffective in controlling your blood sugar level.

Your health and safety is our primary concern at Avalon Pharmacy.

If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call us at 760-853-5195.

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  • August 31, 2022