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Type 2 diabetes develops when the body does not produce enough insulin to maintain a normal blood glucose level, or when the body is unable to effectively use the insulin that is being produced. We provide information and support to help you manage Type 2 diabetes.
Find tips to lead a healthy lifestyle, by eating well, keeping active, maintaining a healthy weight and monitoring your health. Sometimes diet and exercise are not enough to control Type 2 diabetes and you may need diabetes medication.
If you’ve recently been diagnosed, we have answers to questions you may have. Alternatively, if you’ve had Type 2 diabetes for some time, you may want to learn about the complications associated with this condition.
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