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Type 2 diabetes

In type 2 diabetes, your body makes insulin, but the insulin doesn't work very well. This is called insulin resistance.

The Diabetes New Zealand page Understanding type 2 diabetes has more information about type 2 diabetes, the symptoms, who is likely to get it, and how to manage it.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created May 2016.

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Living with type 2 diabetes

Medications & insulin for type 2 diabetes

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