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How can lifestyle changes help me manage type 2 diabetes?

Ronald Tamler, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Making healthy lifestyle changes can often, but not always, be enough to manage type 2 diabetes. I predict that 15 years from now, we will know about many different variations of type 2 diabetes. Certain kinds are totally preventable and can be managed with diet and exercise, while others will progress to requiring more medication, but the patient’s lifestyle can make a huge difference in how much medication is required and how well the diabetes is controlled.

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