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“Celebrating” World Diabetes Day

Today is World Diabetes Day, so named because the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting, was born on this day. Apparently, several cities around Planet Earth are marking this day including my original hometown and my adopted hometown by lighting monuments in blue.

“Celebrating” is hardly a word I would use to describe dealing with Diabetes.

While Type 1 Diabetes is an unfortunate genetic condition from birth, Type 2 which is far more prevalent and a modern-day health crisis is preventable. PREVENTABLE.

Would you rather manage type 2 diabetes, or would you choose to prevent it in the first place?

If you already have Type 2 diabetes, would you invest the time and willpower to reverse it through making changes to your diet and habits?

I’ve been told the US website prominently features managing Type 2 through drugs provided by 12 drug manufacturing sponsors listed on the US website.

I give credit for the fact that the UK website mentions alternative treatments:

http://www.diabetes.co.uk/treatment.html

To your health.

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