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Diet and Diabetes

Here are a few characteristics that could lead to diabetes:

  • Being overweight (body-mass index of 25+)
  • Being sedentary
  • Being more than 45 years old
  • Having a family history of type 2 diabetes
  • Having a low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level (less than 35)
  • Having a high triglyceride level
  • Having high blood pressure

Listed below are a few helpful links to answer questions about diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Using a Food Guide for People with Diabetes