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Title: Diabetes
Description: This activity is designed to give students a better understanding of diabetes and how it could affect them. It provided the technical information of how diabetes is developed and what consequences come with the prevalent disease. The overall goal of the activity is to encourage healthy eating and exercise habits that can help stay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.  
Key Words: Diabetes, Teenage Diabetes, Type 1, Type 2, Healthy Eating, Diet, Exercise 
Grade Level: 8th 
Subject: Science 

Teacher's Request: A way for my students to explore the causes and treatment of teenage diabetes.


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