In the understanding of diabetes, the need to understand the normal body of sugar metabolism process. When you ingest food, a lot of food is broken down into sugars called glucose. Glucose is the fuel of the body cell. When the glucose content rises in the blood, the insulin is released from the pancreas into the blood (insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas) and then the insulin will be attached to the body cells, so that sugar into the cells.
When the body can not produce enough insulin or can not effectively use insulin, it will happen to diabetes, chronic diseases.
The main types of diseases are:
Manifested as a group of chronic hyperglycemia characterized by metabolic diseases, and bring tissue and organs have long-term damage.
Diabetes can affect your daily life, but diabetics can learn to manage diabetes through a full and positive life. Diabetes administration includes:
1. ADA 2012: Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/35/Supplement_1/S64.extract
2. WHO Factsheet 312 http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs312/en/