First, take a deep breath.
You have type 2 diabetes - a condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by either a lack of insulin or the body's inability to use insulin efficiently. Type 2 diabetes develops most often in middle-aged and older adults but can appear in young people.
And yes, it's a big deal. But you know what? It's also something you can deal with. And the American Diabetes Association is here to help.
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