Diabetes mellitus, usually called just diabetes, is a common disorder that affects the way the body processes and uses carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Each of these nutrients is a source of glucose (sugar), which is the most basic fuel for the body. The most obvious sign of diabetes is a high level of sugar in the blood.
Glucose enters body cells with the help of a hormone called insulin, which acts like a gatekeeper. Without insulin, which is produced by the pancreas, glucose...Read more
Until recently most treatments for diabetic neuropathy have been painkillers that helped some people but not others. Even if they helped... Read more »
One of the key areas of focus for diabetes research, for both type 1 and type 2, is regenerative therapies. The theory being that research... Read more »
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In a recent blog, I told you my vision for a potential treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus. I proposed that a combination of several... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
The two major forms of diabetes are type 1, previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset diabetes, and type 2,... Read more »