DiabetesDiabetes - type 1; Diabetes - type 2; Diabetes - gestational; Type 1 diabetes; Type 2 diabetes; Gestational diabetes; Diabetes mellitus
Diabetes is a long-term (chronic) disease in which the body cannot regulate the amount of sugar in the blood.
If you eat too much sugar over a long time, you may develop type 2 diabetes.
Being overweight makes it harder for your body to properly use insulin.
Which of the following health conditions does NOT put you at risk for type 2 diabetes?
You can have diabetes for years and not know it.
What are early symptoms of type 2 diabetes?
If you have a blood sugar level higher than ____ , your doctor may test you for diabetes.
What health care problems are caused by diabetes?
Which are treatments for type 2 diabetes?
If you have type 2 diabetes, you will have to inject insulin.
Having diabetes increases your risk for heart disease.
Some people with diabetes no longer need medicine if they lose weight and exercise.
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