Dr. Jürgen Homberger speaks about diabetes and the role of food and leading an active lifestyle. He's a specialist doctor for internal medicine, and Medical Director at the Rehazentrum Westend Clinic in Berlin.
It's a nasty disease, and it can lead to many others. But type 2 diabetes is totally preventable. Just follow a few simple tips and avoid it entirely - without even breaking a sweat.
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
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