Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk for numerous types of cancer, including cancer of the breast, colon, endometrium, esophagus, kidney, pancreas, gall bladder, thyroid, ovary, cervix, and prostate, as well as multiple myeloma and Hodgkin's lymphoma Diabetes, a disease characterized by high blood glucose levels 26was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations, and new cases of blindness among adults and can affect the nervous system and oral health Persons with diabetes have a two to four times higher risk for dying from CVD than those without diabetes 27, Diabetes is a result of defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both and is classified as either type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes or type 2 usually non--insulin-dependent diabetes Although diet and physical activity can help control blood glucose levels and reduce complications from both types of diabetes, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease of the pancreas, and little is known about prevention Inthe prevalence of type 1 diabetes among a sample of U.
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