A chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar
(glucose).Very common More than 10 million cases per year (India) Treatable by a medical professional
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging always required
Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
With type 2 diabetes, the body either doesn't produce enough insulin,
or it resists insulin. Symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, fatigue and blurred vision. In some cases, there may be no symptoms.
Treatments include diet, exercise, medication and insulin therapy.Ages affected
People may experience:
Whole body: excessive hunger, excessive thirst, or fatigue Also common: blurred vision, frequent urination, poor wound healing, or
weight gain Consult a doctor for medical advice
Note: The information you see describes what usually happens with a medical condition, but
doesn't apply to everyone. This information isn't medical advice, so make sure that you contact a health care provider if you have a medical problem.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or a emergency number immediately.