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Understanding Pre-Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be controlled, but at present it can’t be cured. That isn’t quite true of pre-diabetes. Although pre-diabetes isn’t an acute condition, it can, like many acute conditions, be handled with proper treatment. Although pre-diabetes can’t be … Continue reading

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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a relatively new-found condition, discovered less than twenty years ago. Most people have heard of it by now, but what exactly is it? Also formerly known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, it is a combination … Continue reading

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Diabetes in America

There are 26 million Americans living with diabetes today. Roughly 79 million more have pre-diabetes, and many of them might not even know it. That’s about one third of the American population affected by diabetes in one way or another.

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