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How to Prevent or Delay Complications

How to Avoid Diabetes Complications
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How to Prevent or Delay Complications

Diabetes does put a person at greater risk for heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, loss of limbs and other unwanted complications. The good news: "People with diabetes are living longer and healthier lives than ever," says Richard Jackson, M.D., director of the Hood Center for the Prevention of Childhood Diabetes at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. "All of the complications are becoming less common due to all the new tools we have for treatment." You play an important role in prevention. Read on to learn about actions you can take to help you live more healthfully with type 2 diabetes.

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