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What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Published: February 22nd, 2012

Category: Education and Research, Feature

Type 2 diabetes strikes people of all ages, and early symptoms are subtle. In fact, about one out of three people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. This chronic condition thwarts the body’s ability to use the carbohydrates in food for energy. The result is elevated blood sugar. Over time, this excess sugar raises the risk for heart disease, loss of vision, nerve and organ damage, and other serious conditions. If you believe that you may be at risk for Diabetes, consider a appointment to one of our board certified endocrinologists. For more information on Type 2 diabetes, please click here.

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