Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease characterized by a lack of insulin resulting in elevated blood glucose levels. Individuals with a fasting blood glucose level greater than 125 mg/dl are deemed diabetic. Diabetes has been linked with the onset of other chronic diseases including, but not limited to, microvascular complications, atherosclerosis, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral […]
Diabetes is any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive discharge of urine and persistent thirst, especially one of the two types of diabetes mellitus. This usually occurs as a result of problems with the production, supply, and use of insulin in the body.