Type 2 Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes can’t properly use or store glucose, either because their cells resist it or, in some cases, they don’t make enough. Over time, glucose builds up in the bloodstream, which can lead to serious health complications unless people take steps to manage their blood sugar.

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What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes affects more than 29 million Americans.

13 Celebs Who Have Type 2 Diabetes

In this video, we show you 13 celebrities who’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Some may surprise you.

Could You Have Type 2? 10 Diabetes Symptoms

Diabetes affects almost 24 million children and adults in the U.S., but only 18 million people actually know they have it.

15 Ways High Blood Sugar Affects Your Body

High blood sugar symptoms can be subtle at first; left untreated, they can have a serious impact on your health.
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