Diabetes : Diabetes And Diabetes

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Insulin Resistance: Diabetes Diabetes mellitus is most commonly known as diabetes. Diabetes is formally a Greek word that translates to, “the making of lots of urine with sugar in it or making sweet urine” Brawley. This disease is due to a metabolic dysfunction. Diabetes is caused due to the fact that insufficient insulin is being produced in the pancreas. Sometimes this disease can even be caused because the cells are not being responsive to the insulin being produced. Unfortunately diabetes is not just one single strand but it comes in Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. To begin with, diabetes is not specified to just one group age or gender it can strike anyone from any age in life. According to the distinguished, What is Diabetes?, article, in the past years the amount of diabetes cases has increased dramatically by 50 percent making it be 29 million people suffering from this disease.
Occasionally diabetes symptoms can go unnoticed but if not treated properly it can lead to serious complications. In a healthy person, the pancreas (an organ behind the stomach) releases insulin to help the body store and use the sugar from the food you eat. Nevertheless, the symptoms to such disease are “urinating often, feel of thirstiness, feeling very hungry - even though you are eating, extreme fatigue, blurry vision, cuts and bruises that are slow to heal, weight loss - even though you are eating more (type 1) and Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet in type 2”…

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