Type 2 diabetes has become a very common disease affecting millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by high levels of sugar in the blood due to the body's resistance to insulin. The Diabetes Channel at Bright Hub contains a collection of helpful articles about what Type 2 diabetes is, and the causes for its development. Also included are the risk factors which may predispose people for this condition, the signs and symptoms they usually experience, and how they are diagnosed and treated by their physician. As diabetes is a manageable disease, diet plans, as well as other ways to control type 2 diabetes to prevent complications, are also dealt with thoroughly.
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