Both my parents were obese at the time of developing diabetes. However, now (in their 60s) they are quite slim but still have insulin resistance. I exercise daily and consider myself “in shape.” I’m 155 lbs. and am 5″9. I don’t eat processed foods and sugary products.
BESIDES FRUCTOSE, TRANS FAT (NOT SATURATED FAT) INCREASES YOUR RISK FOR DIABETES BY INTERFERING WITH YOUR INSULIN RECEPTORS.
Type 1, which occurs in approximately 10 percent of all cases, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system, by mistake, attacks its own insulin-producing cells so that insufficient amounts of insulin are produced – or no insulin at all.