Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is nolonger. able to make insulin or when the body cannot make good use of theinsulin it produces. Diabetes prevention
Alsocalled: diabetes mellitus
Agroup of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high bloodglucose).
Achronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar(glucose).
Achronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.
Acondition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2diabetes.
Aform of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women.
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