What is Diabetes?
Diabetes, known medically as diabetes mellitus, is by nature a metabolic disease, meaning that it causes issues with our bodies’ abilities to carry out chemical reactions relating to energy production.
The specific issue regarding diabetes has to do with insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas that helps to move glucose (sugar) from food into our cells in order to produce energy. The types of diabetes differ in the issues stemming from the body’s treatment of insulin:
● Type 1 Diabetes hap