The Shitty Version of Diabetes

When someone mentions diabetes, I know where most people’s minds go to. Normally it’s mentioned on some sort of picture of a sugar-heavy dessert. And someone always comments that “just looking at this gives me diabetes”. What most people know as diabetes is in fact Type 2 diabetes, which has known and (mostly) avoidable causes. But there are other types of diabetes. Of course, they always get lumped in with Type 2 diabetes, despite being very different. A Simple Explanation of Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes generally occurs when the body builds up a resistance to insulin within the… [Continue Reading]

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