July 24th, 2009
By Melissa Segrest
Green Right Now
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent and deadly diseases in the U.S. — and its cause, or causes, is subject to debate.
Millions of dollars in research funding and many studies have linked both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes to a cornucopia of causes or triggers: genetics, obesity, viruses, lack of exercise, breastfeeding, excessive hygiene, climate, age, ethnicity, high blood pressure, immunizations, lack of vitamin D and more.