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Resources for Diabetes

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that involves the regulation of blood sugar and occurs in two different forms, type 1 and type 2.

Type 2 Diabetes

A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.

Sodium and People with Diabetes

People with diabetes are encouraged to limit the sodium in their diets to help prevent or to control high blood pressure.

Alcohol Use and People with Diabetes

Alcohol can lower blood sugar levels to the point of hypoglycemia. Keep careful track of your blood sugar levels when drinking alcohol, because certain diabetes medications also lower blood glucose levels.
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