Monday, November 12, 2012

Young, Slim, and Type 2 Diabetic

Type 2 diabetes is threatening a new group of people: Seemingly Fit Women

The CDC estimates that one in nine adults has diabetes and, if current trends continue, one in three will be diabetic by the year 2050 - and there is a disturbing increase in a much younger set.

Suddenly, a condition that can take half a lifetime to develop has become a young person's problem. Even more surprising, about 15% of people with Type 2 diabetes aren't overweight, according to the National Institutes of Health. They're not feasting on ice cream and cheeseburgers. But their average-weight bodies are hiding a dark secret.

Read more at Women's Health 

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