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Is type 2 diabetes contagious?

Is type 2 diabetes contagious , if so what are the ways you can contract it? Is type 2 diabetes contagious, if so what are the ways you can contract it?
Fri, 25 May 2012
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Dear Freind,
Greetings of the day.
Diabetes is not a contagious disease,It is lifestyle disorder.
Relax
Dr Naik
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murali's  Response

diabetes is not contagious .mostly it is hereditary which means it coms from our parents and some risk factors like over weight ,drinking alchohol will increase the chances of getting  diabetes.

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Is type 2 diabetes contagious?

Dear Freind, Greetings of the day. Diabetes is not a contagious disease,It is lifestyle disorder. Relax Dr Naik