Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or alternatively use the insulin it produces.
Type 2 diabetes - results from the body's ineffective use of insulin. Type 2 diabetes comprises 90% of people with diabetes around the world and is largely the result of excess body weight and physical inactivity.
CAUSES OF DIABETES:
SYMPTOMS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES:
-Weight loss and loss of muscle bulk
CONSEQUENCES OF DIABETES:
-Diabetes is among the leading cause of kidney failure, 10-20% of people with diabetes die of kidney failure.
-Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. 50% of people with diabetes die of cardiovascular disease
-Medication - insulin, test strips, blood monitoring equipment…