Diabetes is a disease when the body does not generate or properly use Insulin. Insulin is a hormone which controls the rate at which starch, sugar and other food are changed into glucose. An organ called pancreas produced and released the hormone into the blood. Insulin helps to maintain the blood glucose level within a normal range.

Types of Diabetes:

  1. Insulin Dependent Diabetes or Type I Diabetes
  2. Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes or Type II Diabetes
  3. Gestational Diabetes
  4. Diabetes Insipidus
  5. Bronze Diabetes

Cause of Diabetes: No clear cut cause is usually attributed to the most prevalent type of diabetes. Some factors are able to increase one’s chances of getting diabetes and these may be called risk factors. Some factors are given below:

Obesity: Approximately three quarters of almost all Type II diabetes affected persons are obese. So, obesity may be a cause of getting diabetes.

Family History: A family history of this disease increases one’s chances of getting the disease.

Lack of sufficient exercise: Insufficient and irregular exercise may increase chances of becoming diabetic.

History of Gestational Diabetes: In this case, a woman also increases her possibility of developing permanent diabetes later in life

What is diabetes?

Diabetes, regularly offered to by specialists as diabetes mellitus, portrays a gathering of metabolic ailments in which the individual has high blood (blood sugar), either in light of the fact that insulin creation is deficient, or in light of the fact that the body’s phones don’t react appropriately to insulin, or both. Patients with high glucose will regularly encounter polyuria (regular pee), they will get to be progressively parched (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia).

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