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How to prevent diabetes

How to prevent diabetes

How to prevent diabetes

According to the World Health Organization, in 2000, at least 171 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, this representing 2.8% of the Earth’s population. Due to the exponential increase is expected that by 2030, this number will almost double.

There are many forms of diabetes, but the most common are:

– Type 1 diabetes: the body fails to produce insulin, and the person requires injecting insulin;

– Type 2 diabetes: cells fail to use insulin properly resulting insulin resistance, sometimes being combined with an absolute insulin deficiency; (more…)