'Diabetes Beatdown' raises awareness at local event
October 23, 2019
The Sweet Medical Center held their first ever Diabetes Beatdown this past Saturday at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about Diabetes. The disease affects so many Blaine County Citizens and the goal was to educate the general public about it.
Most people dealing with Diabetes in our area struggle with Type 2 while a smaller number, about 5% deal with Type 1.
Type 1 - Commonly believed to be an autoimmune condition where for unknown reasons the persons body attacks the beta cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. The damage is irreversible...