Diabetes is one of the widest spread diseases in the world. It occurs when the body does not make enough insulin on its own or does not use insulin properly. In other words, it makes all the glucose from food stay in the blood, which results in high blood sugar.
The most common type is type 2 diabetes. For example, in 2015, there were 30.2 million adults with diabetes in the USA, and about one-fourth of them did not even know that they have it. The risk of developing diabetes increases with age, but there are many other factors
as well, such as lifestyle, and genetics. Of course, it’s usually treated with medication, but there are other ways to manage it as well.
One of them is intermittent fasting, and here’s what you should know about it.