• What is Fueling the Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic?

    2 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    It's one of the biggest health epidemics of the century. Type 2 diabetes rates are soaring, and the trend shows no sign of slowing. According to the World Health Organization, the percentage of adults with type 2 diabetes in 2014 rose to 8.5% - up from 4.7% in the 1980s - and that only tells part of the story. A significant number of people are insulin resistance and at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Research shows that even insulin resistance, what is sometimes called pre-diabetes, increases the risk of complications related to high blood sugar levels, even when they don't have...
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