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Dr. Oz Gets Tough on Diabetes

As many as 26 million Americans have diabetes and shockingly, as many as 79 million adults have pre-diabetes. Type 2, which is the most common form, is preventable. Therefore, the decisions that we as Americans make every time we sit down to eat can either accelerate our chances to develop type 2 diabetes or prevent it. According to the American Diabetes Association, “in type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body
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