diabetes is the most common form of diabetes seen in adults,
and the official research points mainly to a sendentary lifestyle,
poor diet and obesity.
the underlying cause - some researchers believe - points to
a prime suspect: that is, high sugar content in the foods
and especially the high calorie soft
drinks we consume.
with high levels of sugar, the pancreas
has to secrete large amounts of insulin
into the bloodstream which helps convert the sugar to energy
(commonly, a "sugar rush") used by the body's tissues.
Research points mainly to sugary drinks, junk food, and starches as major culprits behind the growing rise
of diabetes and obesity.
regular overconsumption of sugar, the pancreas eventually
becomes overworked and unable to produce enough insulin to
match the sugar entering the system. The result? Dangerously
high blood sugar levels, a hallmark of diabetes.
While researchers work to find the definitive cause of diabetes,
a balanced diet and exercise remain one of the best preventatives
against the disease, which as grown to epidemic proportions
in the U.S. wherein an estimated 20 million Americans are
now diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
1 or juvenile diabetes usually develops in children or
young adults, which scientist studies reveal may be due to
autoimmune or genetic factors.
diabetes is thought to be caused by weight gain and high
hormonal activity - leading to abnormal blood sugar levels
- sometimes seen during pregnancy.
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