Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by chronically high concentrations of high blood sugar.
Type 1 diabetes, is an absolute insulin deficiency in which the pancreas does not produce adequate insulin.
Type 2 diabetes, blood sugar remains high because of insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetes is a life-style related disease and is almost always preventable through the choices we make every day.
In both cases, uncontrolled blood sugar levels can eventually lead to the glycation of proteins in the body, to organ damage and eventually to organ failure.
Many simple behavior and lifestyle modifications can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, including;