Type 2 Diabetes

Kendra Wright & Dayday Sparks

Type 2 diabetes

A chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar.

Foods to stay away from: cookies, bread, pasta, milk, and sweets

Beneficial foods: seafood, turkey, beans, whole grains, non-fat Greek yogurt, green vegetables, beans

Treatment: weight control, physical activity, insulin injections, and tablets to lower glucose level.

Long-term effects: loss of limbs, thin blood, and low blood glucose.