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Diabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels become too high.

Diabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels become too high.
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Diabetes prevention

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The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is not yet known, but we do know that it is not caused by poor diet and lack of activity. At this stage, nothing can be done to prevent or cure type 1 diabetes.

However, type 2 diabetes results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The risk is greatly increased if you have high blood pressure, are overweight or obese, do insufficient physical activity or eat a poor diet.

You can help delay the onset of or even prevent getting type 2 diabetes by:

Last reviewed: September 2016

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