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What Causes Diabetes and How You Can Prevent It

Posted by Alison McCool on Apr 6, 2017 9:01:48 AM

More than 29 million Americans live with some form of diabetes. This condition is a leading cause of blindness, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health complications. Type 1 diabetes is the most serious of the various types and usually develops early in life, but it can develop at any time and is generally not preventable. Type 2 diabetes is the more common form of diabetes, and is referred to as “adult onset diabetes" because it usually develops after the age of 35.

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Ten Tips to Avoid Diabetes in Your Senior Years

Posted by Alison McCool on Dec 1, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Diabetes is a very prevalent disease, particularly among seniors. Just over 25 percent of Americans age 65 and older have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.

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