Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body doesn’t make enough insulin, or doesn’t use it properly, leading to elevated blood sugar levels. Although you can develop type 2 diabetes at any age, it most commonly affects people 45 or older. Find out more about the condition including its symptoms, complications, and management here.
Type 2 Diabetes Basics
What Is Type 2 Diabetes?
How to Prevent Complications
Nutrition and Type 2 Diabetes
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