Office: 804-897-4335 | Toll Free: 804-482-2944

241 E German School Road - Richmond, VA 23224

Office: 252-557-2267 | Toll Free: 252-565-0047

138 S Business Court - Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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Health Issues

Diabetes Straight Answers About Type II Diabetes

Find answers to common basic concerns associated with being recently diagnosed, and learn about diabetes conditions, treatments and complications by following the links below:

Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin.

Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have "pre-diabetes" -- blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

Diabetes Myths
Find the truth about some of the most common myths about diabetes.

Common Concerns
This section addresses various areas to help you live with type 2 diabetes. What do you do when you're sick? What do you do when you travel? Can you get a flu shot with diabetes? How do you cope with having type 2 diabetes? Are you being discriminated against because you have diabetes? You'll find answers to these questions, and more in this section.