Nutrition for Type 2 Diabetes: What To Focus On

Nutrition for Type 2 Diabetes: What To Focus On

Type II diabetes mellitus (most often referred to as type II diabetes) is a disease in which your pancreas does not produce enough insulin (a hormone that helps your body maintain healthy blood sugar levels), and/or your body does not properly use the insulin it makes. As a result, glucose (sugar) builds up in your blood instead of being used for energy. ‘Blood sugar’ and ‘blood glucose’ are often used interchangeably. Your body gets glucose from foods that contain carbohydrates, such as bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, milk and fruit. Your body breaks down these carbs into glucose. To use this…
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