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Experts Link Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Diabetes, Obesity

People who are trying to lose weight or manage diabetes should try to change their lifestyle not only to exercise or cut calories, but also to avoid hormone-disrupting chemicals that may be contributing to their condition, experts say.

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Healthy eating is a way of life that takes commitment. Are you ready to commit to making healthier food choices? We bet you are!

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Type 2 Diabetes: The Basics

Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood.

Most people with the condition have type 2. There are about 27 million people in the U.S. with it. Another 86 million have prediabetes: Their blood glucose is not normal, but not high enough to be diabetes yet.

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