Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Risk Factors and Symptoms

In type 2 diabetes, your body does not use insulin properly, this is called insulin resistance. To combat this, the pancreas will produce extra insulin to make up for your insulin resistance but over time the pancreas isn’t able to keep your blood glucose levels normal. Some people with type 2 diabetes can control their […]


Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease where there are high levels of sugar in the blood. Diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans and over 40 million Americans have pre-diabetes (early type 2 diabetes). Chronic or long-term high blood sugars can lead to serious health problems including: Eye problems/Blindness Non-healing sores that can lead to infection or […]