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What is type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Insulin resistance

This is the type of diabetes where your body is resistant to the hormone Insulin and therefore your body can't process carbohydrates properly.

In brief: Insulin resistance

This is the type of diabetes where your body is resistant to the hormone Insulin and therefore your body can't process carbohydrates properly.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Blood Sugar Disorder

From the nih: "type 2 diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes." type 2 diabetes occurs when there is a problem regulating blood sugar levels. It generally is a disease of adults. Although sometimes Insulin is required, many type 2 diabetics can be treated with oral medications.

In brief: Blood Sugar Disorder

From the nih: "type 2 diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes." type 2 diabetes occurs when there is a problem regulating blood sugar levels. It generally is a disease of adults. Although sometimes Insulin is required, many type 2 diabetics can be treated with oral medications.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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