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    DIABETES MELLITUS or DIABETES, What you know about it?

    DIABETES MELLITUS or DIABETES, What you know about it?

    If you have DIABETES you have to know basic things about it.


    Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes. What is? It is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose or blood sugar is too high. Foods breakdown and converted into glucose in the blood which works as a main source of energy. Insulin is a hormone made by pancreas, carry glucose into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough or any insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. Glucose then stays in your blood and reach your cells. In medical point of view there are two types of DIABETES (TYPE 1 DIABETES & TYPE 2 DIABETES).

    Type 1 DIABETES
    Type 1 diabetes occurs when your body does not make insulin. Your immune system attacks and destroys the cells in your pancreas that make insulin. People with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin every day to stay alive.

    Mainly found in:-
    Children
    Young adults or at any age.

    Type 2 DIABETES
    Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body does not make enough insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. You can develop type to diabetes at any age, even during childhood. However, this type of diabetes occurs most often in middle-aged and older people. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes.

    Mainly found in:-
    Middle-aged
    Older people.

    Category Are's
    [LIST][*]Gestational Diabetes[*]Prediabetes[*]Monogenic Diabetes
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