- Q Can eating sugar cause diabetes?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyDiabetes is caused by metabolic dysfunction and not by sugar. While it may be hard for you to metabolize sugar due to your metabolic condition, it is not the sugar per se that causes the condition. That said, if you lead a stress-filled life and... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of diabetes?
Just as there are many different types of diabetes, there are many different types of diabetes symptoms. In certain types of diabetes, such as pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes, there may be no symptoms at all. In Types 1 and 2 diabetes, symptoms... Full Answer
- Q Does type 2 diabetes run in families?
You are at a higher risk factor for type 2 diabetes if one of your immediate family members, such as a parent or sibling, has developed this condition. Know your family medical history. Sharing this history with your doctor is an extremely important step... Full Answer
- Q What increases my risk for diabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyThe risk factors for type 1 diabetes are not well understood, but a family history is believed to raise the odds of developing the disease. A number of factors can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes. These include: having a family history of... Full Answer