Diabetes Diet Guidelines UN’s blue circle symbol for diabetes About 11 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that takes a heavy toll. Medical costs attributed to diabetes exceed $15 billion a year. Diabetes, which is associated with cardiovascular disease and kidney complications, claims over 130,000 lives a year. Consumption of a low-fat, plant-based diet, coupled with regular exercise and weight loss, has been shown to reduce the risk of Type II diabetes (non-insulin dependant diabetes) and facilitate the successful management of Type II diabetes. A vegetarian diet, rich in legumes and slow-digesting whole grains, improves blood glucose control and provides long-term benefits for those individuals with Type II diabetes
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