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Type 2 diabetes

Find out more about an illness that affects millions of Americans – some who don’t even know they have it.

Nick Jonas won’t let diabetes stop him

A strapping 17-year-old and the youngest member of hit teenie band The Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas doesn’t let his type 1 diabetes get him down. Diagnosed in 2005, Nick has since advocated for funding research into the disease that affects so many.

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a particularly aggressive type of cancer that occurs in the body’s pancreas – a part of the endocrine system and the digestive system. One statistic suggests that only five percent of those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are alive five years later. Why is it so aggressive?

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