Basic Facts

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An overview of the most important facts about diabetes.

  • What is diabetes?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • How is it diagnosed?
When you are diagnosed with diabetes, you want to know basic information. This section gives an overview of the most important facts about diabetes.

In this section, you will learn about:

Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or have had diabetes for many years, it is useful to review this basic information.

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