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?

What Causes Type II Diabetes?

Diabetes has been linked to obesity/being overweight, having a lot of belly fat, drinking sugary sodas and drinks, low testosterone levels in men and sedentary living. Also, getting older increases our risk for diabetes, too. 

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