Diabetes: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention


What is diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Hyperglycemia, or raised normal blood sugar, is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes and over time leads to serious damage to many of the body’s systems, especially the nerves and blood vessels. Types of Diabetes Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone…

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Types of Diabetes, Symptoms and Diabetic Testing Materials


Are you using the bathroom more than usual? Are you unusually feels thirsty or hungry? Is fatigue a normal, everyday feeling? Does natural, blurred vision interfere with you daily life? Facing symptoms like these, you may have Diabetes. Diabetes effects over sixteen million Americans, and many people are unaware they have it. Every day, 2,200 new cases of Diabetes are diagnosed in the United States. Diabetes is characterized by a high level of sugar in the blood, as a result of defective insulin secretion, or insulin resistance. Although we tend…

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