Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Obesity

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Although the causes of Type 2 diabetes are unknown, there are some key risk factors, including obesity. When a person is overweight, the cells in the body become less sensitive to the insulin that is released from the pancreas, thus causing insulin resistance, which is strongly associate with Type 2 diabetes.

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David Mendosa, Health Guide, commented on How We Defeated Obesity and Diabetes Dear Martin,   If you need to use a diabetes drug to manage your diabetes,…

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