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How can a person get type 2 diabetes?
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Insulin resistance
A big part of the problem is resistance to insulin's normal actions develops.
Insulin resistance is affected by body composition, diet, activity. With sedentary lifestyle, more body fat, higher weight/obesity comes more resistance to Insulin and higher blood sugars. Eating healthy, exercising, losing weight, building muscle can all prevent or delay type 2 diabetes from developing.

In brief: Insulin resistance
A big part of the problem is resistance to insulin's normal actions develops.
Insulin resistance is affected by body composition, diet, activity. With sedentary lifestyle, more body fat, higher weight/obesity comes more resistance to Insulin and higher blood sugars. Eating healthy, exercising, losing weight, building muscle can all prevent or delay type 2 diabetes from developing.
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Highly acidic Foods especially Sodas are a huge culprit in insulin resistance as well.
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics
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In brief: See below
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.
Millions of americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, obesity is the most commn cause. Some groups have a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than others. Type 2 diabetes is more common in african americans, latinos, native americans, and asian americans, native hawaiians and other pacific islanders ect.

In brief: See below
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.
Millions of americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, obesity is the most commn cause. Some groups have a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than others. Type 2 diabetes is more common in african americans, latinos, native americans, and asian americans, native hawaiians and other pacific islanders ect.
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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