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Facts About Diabetes When you have diabetes, your body doesn't make enough insulin. Or it can't use the insulin that it makes. Read on to learn more about this condition.
Type 2 Diabetes When your body can't make enough insulin or can't use insulin, it is called type 2 diabetes. Insulin helps the cells in the body absorb glucose, or sugar, for energy. Without insulin, glucose builds up in the blood resulting in high blood sugar.
Healthy Cooking Tips for People with Diabetes Steam vegetables in low-fat broth or water, and use vegetable oil spray instead of oil, shortening, or butter.
Watching Sodium When You Have Diabetes People with diabetes are encouraged to limit the sodium in their diets to help prevent or to control high blood pressure.