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Is diabetes contagious?

No, although we don’t know exactly why some people develop diabetes, we know diabetes is not contagious. It can’t be passed along like a cold or flu. There seems to be a genetic link to diabetes especially Type 2 diabetes but lifestyle factors also play a part.


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