A patient asks physician what is diabetes?

Types of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body either cannot produce insulin or cannot properly use the insulin it produces.

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Prediabetes refers to blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

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Risk Factors

Understand your and your family's risk of developing diabetes, and get tested to stay healthy.

Women is worried about the signs & symptoms of diabetes.

Signs & Symptoms

There are many signs and symptoms of diabetes, but many people with type 2 diabetes may not display any symptoms.

The blood glucose meter helps you manage your diabetes

Treatments & Medications

People with diabetes can live active and independent lives if they make a lifelong commitment to careful diabetes management.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes Dictionary

One key step in diabetes care is understanding the terminology. Speak with a health-care provider if you have any questions.

Frederick Banting and Charles Best are major contributors to the history of diabetes.

History of Diabetes

Insulin was discovered in 1921, but the effects of diabetes have been observed for thousands of years.

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