Diabetes is a chronic disease that is associated with uncharacteristically high levels of glucose in the blood. Diabetes may also be caused by the body’s incapability to utilize the produced insulin which is exactly what happens in type 2 diabetes.
There are two widely known diabetes types:
– Type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile-onset diabetes
– Type 2 diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes or adult-onset diabetes
In type 2, People with type 2 diabetes develop insulin resistance. The body still produces insulin, but it is not able to use it effectively. Even though researchers are not sure why some people develop insulin resistance while others don’t, but they think that several lifestyle factors may contribute to this condition, including excess weight and long periods of inactivity.
Type 2 diabetes can cause obesity and hypertension. It reduces the level…