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Diabetes Prevention and Control

Types of Diabetes


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Mary Schneider, BS, REHS
Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Manager
Phone: 907-269-3454
Fax: 907-269-5446

Type 1 Diabetes Support


Type 1 Diabetes is a condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to get too high. In type 1 diabetes, blood sugar levels rise out of control because the body has stopped making enough of the hormone called insulin. The job of insulin is to move sugar from the blood into cells. Type 1 diabetes is most often found when a person is a child or young adult. 

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