Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body doesn’t make enough insulin, or doesn’t use it properly, leading to elevated blood sugar levels. Although you can develop type 2 diabetes at any age, it most commonly affects people 45 or older. Find out more about the condition including its symptoms, complications, and management here.

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