Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disease where the body loses the ability to properly process sugars (glucose). The full medical name is “Diabetes Mellitus”. It is very common, affecting about 4% of the population (1 in 25), but its early mild ... More »

Overview: Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease with a good short-term prognosis, but the risk of many long-term complications after ... More »

Symptoms of Diabetes

The symptoms of diabetes vary with each person, with age, and with the type and severity of the diabetes. Nevertheless ... More Symptoms »

Complications : Diabetes

Diabetes has many complications, both short-term and long-term. The short-term complications include both deadly and some easily ... More on Complications »

Causes of Diabetes

The causes of diabetes are not fully understood. However, the causes definitely differ depending on the type of diabetes, whether ... More »

Types of Diabetes

Diabetes is more properly called “Diabetes Mellitus”, its medical name. There are two main types of Diabetes Mellitus, which are ... Types »

Diagnosis: Diabetes

Diabetes diagnosis is typically confirmed by a doctor using a blood glucose test. However, early suspicion of a possible diabetes ... More on Diagnosis »

Misdiagnosis: Diabetes

The most likely diagnostic problem with diabetes is failure to diagnose it early because patients do not recognize its early ... More Misdiagnosis »

Treatments: Diabetes

Diabetes treatment depends on the type and severity of the diabetes. It also involves the treatment of any complications or ... Treatments »

Prevention: Diabetes

There’s no pill, supplement, or vaccination to prevent diabetes. The best prevention for Type 2 Diabetes is a healthy ... Prevention »

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