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Diabetes, Type 2
Diabetes, Type 2

This medical illustration demonstrates type 2 diabetes. Type 2, also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, usually occurs after the age of 40 years. A resistance to insulin develops, often exacerbated by excess weight gain, leaving the pancreas unable to produce enough insulin to compensate. Glucose cannot enter the body tissues and ends up in the bloodstream.

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Last Updated: Feb 10th, 2016

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