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Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet - do you know which one?

3 monthes ago   |   By Natural News

If there's any upside to the devastating prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in modern times, it's the wealth of research into the disease the epidemic has inspired. There have been plenty of useful findings in recent years, although not all of them have gotten the publicity they deserve, especially those that threaten the...
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How Body Weight Impacts the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

How Body Weight Impacts the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

3 monthes ago   |   By Cathe Friedrich

You're probably aware that there's a link between type 2 diabetes and body weight. In fact, obesity accounts for 80 to 85 % of the risk of developing this chronic health condition. So closely are they related that experts have coined the term “diabesity” to describe the strong association between the two conditions.
The link between body weight and type 2 diabetes can be explained by the fact that obesity is linked to insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a term you're probably already familiar with. It's where insulin becomes less effective at getting glucose into cells. To...
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