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  • Answers to Your Diabetes Questions

    What causes diabetes? Scientists aren't sure, but heredity, obesity, lack of exercise and other factors play a part.

  • Facts About Diabetes

    Diabetes affects the way the body metabolizes, or uses, digested food to make glucose, the main source of fuel for the body.

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.