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The Truth behind Diabetes

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Some common misconceptions about diabetes and uncovering the truth around them. An infographics that shows some statistics and the Truth Behind Diabetes.
No matter how many useful resources there are on the internet, many misconceptions surround a well known disease. As my team did research for our diabetes guide, we saw this to be true for diabetes also. There are two big misconceptions that we saw over and over again and we felt it was important to provide the facts about them.
The first misconception surrounds the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Many believe that these are similar forms, when they are actually very different.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the pancreas is unable to produce the insulin hormone. Although some refer to it as juvenile diabetes, the truth is that this form of diabetes can develop at any age. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes insulin resistant and is unable to produce enough insulin to maintain normal blood sugar le…

BMI & Early Death

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A New England Study Showed a disturbing correlation between your Body Mass Index (BMI) and the likelihood of Death.

What the Average American Eats

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A Famous Quote

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Support Earth Day 2012 - April 22nd

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Women's Health in the US

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Blood Facts USA

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The 1918 Spanish Flu

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Infographic on Vaccines

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What is Shark Finning? Join us in Support to Stop this.

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What are GMOs?

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Do People Actually Wash Their Hands?

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Men's Health Facts

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Worse Sources of Aspartame

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Obesity Worldwide

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