WHAT IS DIABETES

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are abnormally high because the body does not produce enough or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose get into the cells of our bodies to produce energy. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to contribute to a person developing diabetes. Types

A Growing Problem

Prevention

Risk Factors

Signs & Symptoms