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Type 2 Diabetes and Its Impact on the Immune System

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the body is unable to properly use or produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps to regulate blood sugar levels. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells become resistant to insulin. As a result, blood sugar levels can rise to dangerously high levels. Impact the immune system Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. Type 2 diabetes can also impact the immune system. People with diabetes are more susceptible to infections, and the…
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