Research studies have linked toxic chemicals in the environment to an increased risk of developing diabetes. We'll never be able to escape toxins completely, but we can take steps to minimize our exposure and the effects they have on our bodies.
While celebrities rail on TV, "Diabetes doesn't control me, I control my diabetes," first, you have to know that you have it.
"One of the biggest [misconceptions] out there is people feel like diabetes runs in [their] family, so it’s inevitable that
If you have any of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, have your health care provider give you a simple blood test. While there are times I'd rather forget I have diabetes, there is never a time I wouldn't want to know that I have it.