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Diabetes

The 13 Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

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Eating at street vendor late in the evening.
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Being overweight


Eating popcorn on couch in sweats.
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Being inactive


prediabetes concept, syringe, monitor, measuring tape and fruit.
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Having prediabetes


Taking blood pressure with cuff.
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Having high blood pressure


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Having a low HDL cholesterol level


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Having a high triglyceride level


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Eating the wrong food


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Unmodifiable risk factors for women


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Uncontrollable risk factors


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The bottom line


David Mendosa

David Mendosa

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David Mendosa was a journalist who learned in 1994 that he had type 2 diabetes, which he wrote about exclusively. He died in May 2017 after a short illness unrelated to diabetes. He wrote thousands of diabetes articles, two books about it, created one of the first diabetes websites, and published a monthly newsletter, “Diabetes Update.” His very low-carbohydrate diet, A1C level of 5.3, and BMI of 19.8 kept his diabetes in remission without any drugs until his death.