Diabetes is a chronic disease that is associated with uncharacteristically high levels of glucose in the blood. Absence or inadequate production of insulin (produced by the pancreas) that lowers blood sugar level causes diabetes. Diabetes may also caused by the body’s incapability to utilize the produced insulin.
Diabetes can cause obesity and hypertension. It reduces the level of HDL or good cholesterol in the blood and elevates the production of triglycerides which are harmful to one’s health. Moreover, it can instigate a long line of generations of diabetes patients in a family. If you feel that you have pre-diabetes or that you are showing diabetes symptoms early signs, you should consult a doctor immediately.
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…