Obesity, inactivity, age, and genetic predisposition are recognised risk factors for type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. Obesity, or more precisely, “the obesity epidemic” is said to be the driver of an increase in the incidence of type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. 245 more words
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Type II diabetes is a disorder that is both preventable and reversible. It is caused by the gradual loss (over years) of pancreatic Beta cells. This results in an ongoing inability to produce enough insulin quickly enough to avoid the damage, principally to small blood vessels, caused by long-term raised blood glucose levels. 326 more words
The identification of Type II diabetes opened the door for research on the link between lifestyle, including diet and exercise, and diabetes treatment.
Having lost my father to Type II diabetes and other medical complications many years ago, I have personally seen the day to day struggles that are common among many diabetics. 1,084 more words