Are diabetes genetic?

Answer You do have a greater risk of developing the disease than those who have no blood relatives with the disease. Yes, there is a genetic component to Type Two diabetes. You may be able to help reduc... Read More »

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Is diabetes a Genetic disorder?

Risk factors for getting diabetes does include family history, obesity, age, and even race. You can read more here…

Could anyone explain just how losing weight helps diabetes since not everyone who has diabetes is overweight?

Excess of fat in the fat cells reduces the body's ability to use insulin which affects the utilisation of blood sugar by the body cells....when u lose some weight, that is when fat is lost, insulin... Read More »

I am fifty and have just been diagnosed with diabetes. I've attended diabetes class and it scared me. If I am?

Yes. You can live a normal ,healthy life if you control the diabetes.

For the people who answer questions in the diabetes section, where you do get your diabetes knowledge from?

With desperation being the primary motivator: Nearly five years of intense research from all sorts of resources.... Books, Internet sites/forums, asking other diabetics and doctors about it, taking... Read More »