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Will I contract diabetes if I am obese?

Tonya Bolden
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Being overweight or obese can put you at risk of contracting diabetes, but it is far from the only risk factor. There are many diabetics who have been thin their whole lives.
Half the Mother, Twice the Love: My Journey to Better Health with Diabetes

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Half the Mother, Twice the Love: My Journey to Better Health with Diabetes

As a talk-show host and inspirational speaker, Mother Love used to have to just grin and bear it -- all that extra weight and the poor health that went along with it. Today she can truly smile as she...

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