What is diabetes

Patient : What is diabetes
Doctor :   Hello, Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com I understand your concern. Diabetes is a medical condit ion, where the body's endogenous insulin production id hampered, thereby affecting the glucose metabolism. Either the insulin production stops completely (Type 1) or is inadequate (Type- 2). The prevalence is increasing every day, and it is slowly emerging to be the most common disease worldwide. Hope this was helpful, Regards

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