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About Diabetes

Eleven million Canadians are living with diabetes or prediabetes. Chances are, diabetes affects
you or someone you know.

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Types of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body either cannot produce insulin or cannot properly use the insulin it produces.

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Signs & Symptoms

There are many signs and symptoms of diabetes, but many people with type 2 diabetes may not display any symptoms.

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History of Diabetes

Insulin was discovered in 1921, but the effects of diabetes have been observed for thousands of years.

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Prediabetes

Prediabetes refers to blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

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Treatments & Medications

People with diabetes can live active and independent lives if they make a lifelong commitment to careful diabetes management.

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Risk Factors

Understand your and your family's risk of developing diabetes, and get tested to stay healthy.

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Diabetes Dictionary

One key step in diabetes care is understanding the terminology. Speak with a health-care provider if you have any questions.

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