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Health Beat: Diabetes Awareness

November 05, 2018 12:42 PM

November is diabetes awareness month. For the uninitiated, there are two types of diabetes. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease. The body stops producing insulin. That's the hormone that controls blood sugar. Type 2 is often lifestyle related and can often be controlled, even turned around, by diet and exercise.

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