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Archive for April, 2001

Diabetes: Do You Know If You Have It?

Monday, April 16th, 2001 Posted in Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Nearly 7% of Americans have some type of diabetes. Unfortunately, nearly one third of those people are unaware they suffer from it. When a person has diabetes, their body is unable to use the glucose that is in the ...

Cause And Consequence: Type 2 Diabetes Explained

Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 Posted in Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

There are two main reasons for type 2 diabetes. Reason #1: The body does not produce enough insulin. Reason #2: The body's cells are resistant to insulin. Insulin has important jobs inside the body. One of them is to help carry sugar (the ...