Diabetes/Glucose Intolerance

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Description and Key Nutrition Issues


Nutrition, lifestyle intervention and medication are the cornerstones of the medical treatment of diabetes (1). Untreated diabetes can result in acute complications, such as diabetic ketoacidosis, and long-term complications, such as microvascular and macrovascular disease. 
There are currently no confirmed modifiable risk factors to prevent the development of type 1 diabetes, but there are a number of modifiable risk factors including impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting
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Last Updated: 2023-07-12