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IM - Diabetes

"Diabetes is a condition caused by a high amount of blood glucose in the body which affects the body's ability to produce insulin. A diabetic person's blood glucose levels are higher than average. There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes means that the patients pancreas cannot produce insulin which is needed to regulate blood glucose levels, it is also called Juvenile Diabetes and is often diagnosed in children. Type 2 Diabetes means that the cells are unable to use insulin or when the body cannot produce enough insulin, it is also called ""Adult Onset Diabetes"" and is diagnosed in older ages."


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