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.
Where I live in Vermont, the land wants to be forest. Many generations ago, men toiled for years to cut down the trees and transform the land into pastures and gardens. Today, we can keep it that way, but it requires constant work. If you neglect your pastures, they quickly grow up with goldenrod, and then brush, and then trees and dense…