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Do most people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes?

Most people who have diabetes have type 2. Type 2 diabetes is an acquired disease, which is often secondary to obesity and lifestyle choices.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Yes, type 2 diabetes is much more common than type 1. Watch the video to learn more about type 1 and type 2 diabetes.


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