Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot convert food into energy because of lack of insulin, a hormone that is produced by the pancreas. After eating, the pancreas automatically releases an adequate quantity of insulin to move the glucose present in our blood into the cells, and lowers the blood sugar level. In the people with diabetes, the blood glucose is very high (the normal range: 70 to 110 mg/dl).
Diabetes is classified in three categories:
- Type 1 diabetes patient completely unable to produce insulin.
- Type 2 diabetes patient are able to produce insulin but there cells are not working properly.
- Gestational Diabetes basically develops during the pregnancy.
It is strongly believed that it’s a genetic problem which passes from one generation to another. Diabetic problem can be caused due to other factors like overweight, stress, age factor, hypertension, improper nutrition.
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