Diabetes: What You Need to Know About “The Sugar”

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  • Diabetes: What You Need to Know About “The Sugar”
  • What Is Diabetes?
  • Warning Signs of Diabetes
  • Types of Diabetes
  • How Common Is It?
  • African-Americans and Diabetes
  • Diabetes’ Complications
  • What Causes Type II Diabetes?
  •  Treatment for Diabetes
  • Preventing the Disease

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes is when a person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because the body doesn’t properly produce insulin (the enzyme that break the sugar down) or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or sometimes both, Medical News Today writes

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