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Diabetes is a leading cause of death and disability. It is a chronic condition that occurs when the body does not properly use insulin (or does not produce it), which results in high glucose levels in the blood. The three main types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. When lifestyle changes and medical treatment are combined to maintain and control blood sugar in the normal range, this approach to managing diabetes can minimize the serious complications of the disease.
(Click Diabetes to learn about the various types of diabetes, possible complications of the condition, and the different ways to manage blood glucose levels. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on diabetes.)
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