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    Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

    WebMD Healthy Eating Checklist

    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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    I replaced a high-calorie snack with a healthy one.

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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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