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What is non-insulin dependent diabetes?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Non-insulin-dependent and adult-onset diabetes are names that used to be used for type 2 diabetes. Watch the video to learn more about type 2 diabetes.


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