Diabetes: What You Need to Know About “The Sugar”

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  • African-Americans and Diabetes
  • Diabetes’ Complications
  • What Causes Type II Diabetes?
  •  Treatment for Diabetes
  • Preventing the Disease
  • Diabetes: What You Need to Know About “The Sugar”
  • What Is Diabetes?
  • Warning Signs of Diabetes
  • Types of Diabetes
  • How Common Is It?

Preventing the Disease

Diabetes doesn’t have to be our destiny. There are lifestyle changes that we can make to lower our risk of diabetes: Eat more healthy, low fat meals; lose just 10-14 pounds; drink water instead of soda and start exercising more. Read more tips on how to prevent diabetes here.   

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