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Why are cases of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes becoming more common?

Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are becoming more common because of sedentary lifestyles and increased rates of obesity. Obesity is linked to sedentary (inactive) lifestyles and unhealthy eating habits such as eating more than the necessary amount of carbohydrates, fast food and premanufactured meals.

An increase in obesity has also caused an increase in diabetes. This and other reason why type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent.

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