Diabetes mellitus affects 1-2% of many national populations. Its successful management requires close collaboration between the patient and the doctor.

• Diabetes mellitus and insulin

• Insulins in current use (including choice, formulations, adverse effects, hypoglycaemia, insulin resistance)

• Oral antidiabetes drugs

• Treatment of diabetes mellitus

• Diabetic ketoacidosis

• Surgery in diabetic patients

• Obesity and overweight

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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