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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% of diabetes cases and typically develops during adulthood. It is caused by insufficient insulin production in your pancreas, or by resistance to the insulin produced.

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Hot zone

A hot zone is a section of a facility (sometimes an entire facility or even a city district) where there is a high risk of contamination by patients with an infectious disease. All individuals entering a hot zone must respect appropriate protective measures. By analogy, “cold zone” and “warm zone” are used to refer to areas where there is no infected individual or only individuals suspected of having an infection.