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My father and uncles have type two diabetes. They got it in their 40s when they got fat. Will i get it? How should I prevent it? Is fat the cause?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: At risk

Given your history you are at risk for diabetes.
Keeping your weight at a healthy level and exercising regularly with a healthy diet can delay and help prevent you from developing diabetes.

In brief: At risk

Given your history you are at risk for diabetes.
Keeping your weight at a healthy level and exercising regularly with a healthy diet can delay and help prevent you from developing diabetes.
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