When you eat, your body breaks down the sugars and starches from food into glucose. The body uses insulin to convert glucose into energy. Glucose is the basic fuel for cells in your body. If your body does not produce enough insulin, you may develop diabetes. This also happens if your body's cells ignore insulin. When glucose builds up in the blood instead of going into cells, you can have diabetes complications.
This Sharepost might be a bit muddled because, according to the latest news buzz, people with diabetes are apt to have "cognitive decline," a polite word for senility. So bear with me if I end up talking about the 1938 World's Fair instead of diabetes. It's not my fault; I have diabetes. Of course, what these popular press stories don't emphasize…