Thursday, April 24, 2014

Who Gets Diabetes?

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Fast food, soda and white bread are all high in calories and low in nutritional value. If you eat more of this kind of food than fruits, vegetables and lean meat, you may be more likely to develop diabetes. If you don't get 30 minutes of exercise three times a week, that also increases your risk. Finally, your genes can make you more likely to develop diabetes as well.

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Did anyone ever tell you that you have a “lifestyle disease” because you have type 2 diabetes? Even if no one ever said that to your face, you can be sure that some people have thought that and even said so behind your back.Lots of people see type 2 diabetes as preventable if only we would eat less. They think that diabetes results…

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted Diabetes Diagnosis: Age Specific… As I teach my medical students and residents on hospital rounds and in the…

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