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There are three types of diabetes, each a little different from the other. Here is what you need to know to keep them straight. Type 2 Diabetes Typically, when we hear talk of diabetes the term is referring to Type 2, which is the most common. When you are diagnosed with Type 2, it means [...]
Consider prediabetes a wake-up call from your body. This is when your blood sugar (the amount of glucose in your bloodstream) is approaching the diabetes danger zone but not quite elevated enough to be considered full-on development of the disease. Prediabetes is often called early Type 2 diabetes. But, listen up: Having prediabetes does not [...]
It’s rare for a week to go by without our hearing about the diabetes epidemic rattling the nation, but let’s take a closer look at what exactly the disease is and how much of a danger it really poses to our health. Why Diabetes Strikes When you eat certain foods, especially fruits, a type of [...]