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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases that alter the way your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is a fundamental natural supplement to your health because it's one of the main sources of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. It's also your brain's main source of fuel.

The cause of diabetes varies by type. But, all the different levels of diabetes will lead to excess sugar in the blood. This excess of sugar in the blood can lead to serious health problems.


Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. There is times when is caught in an early stage than it can be reversible in cases like prediabetes — this is when the blood sugar levels are a slightly higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes — and gestational diabetes, this occurs during pregnancy but may be resolve after the baby is delivered.

Symptoms type 1 and 2

  • Frequent urination

  • Unexplained weight loss

  • Increased thirst

  • Extreme hunger

  • Fatigue

  • Irritability

  • Blurred vision

  • Slow-healing sores

  • Frequent infections, such as gums or skin infections and vaginal infections

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