Millions of U.S. Adults Are at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the more common form of diabetes. Type 2 is more common in adults. Type 2 diabetes happens when your body does not produce enough insulin or can not produce insulin fast enough to keep your blood sugar at regular levels.

Type 2 diabetes can be treated unlike Type 1. Some treatments are self-care/lifestyle changes (physical excersise, quitting smoking, nutrition counseling, diabetic diet, dietary fiber, etc), medication, and insulin therapy. Complications with Type 2 diabetes can cause problems with your eyes, kidneys nerves and heart. For example, diabetes can cause blindness.

Some symptoms of Type 2 diabetes are very hungry, very thirsty, fatiuge, blured vision, weight loss and dry mouth. In some cases there are no symptoms. Foods are good for Type 2 Diabetes are fruits, veggines, legumes, whole grains, tuna, sardines, salmon, mackeral, cod, olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, almonds, pecans, walnuts, and avacados.