What is diabetes? Type 1 diabetes, which occurs most often in children and adolescents, occurs when the body is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that ensures your body can deal with blood sugar properly. By far the most common type of diabetes is Type 2 diabetes, in which the body does not […]
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If you are overweight, you are more likely to have heart disease. Extra weight can raise blood pressure and blood cholesterol and lead to diabetes. It matters where your body stores its excess fat. People who carry most of their fat around their stomachs have a higher risk of having heart disease and diabetes than […]