Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by elevated blood sugar resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. The chronic hyperglycemia of diabetes is associated with long-term damage, dysfunction, and failure of various organs, especially the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessels.

People with diabetes are advised to go for regular check-ups and go to the hospital whenever they have symptoms such as increased urination, increased thirst response, vomiting, or general body weakness.

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