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Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the United States each year – by 2020, 1 in 3 Americans may have Type 2 diabetes. This prediction is alarming, especially considering the many health complications that can be caused by diabetes. This number also applies to Americans of all ages; anyone can be at risk for Type…

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The Cure Starts with Awareness: Don’t Sugarcoat Diabetes!

During the fall of 2014, Robert King, 65, was experiencing a serious lack of energy, weakness, and stinging so severe in his feet that he could barely walk.  He was also uninsured, a smoker, and overweight while working a midnight shift that caused him to have irregular sleep/wake cycles and mealtimes.  Unhappy with his well-being,…

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