Type 2 Diabetes

About- Type 2 diabetes, also called Diabetes mellitus type 2, or adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way our body metabolizes sugar (glucose), body's important source of fuel.
 
Symptoms-
 Increased thirst and hunger
 Frequent urination
 Unexplained Weight loss
 Fatigue
 Blurred vision
 Slow-healing sores
 Frequent infections
 Dark patches on the skin
 Itchy skin
 Dry mouth
 Foot pain
 Feelings of numbness
 
Causes-
Exactly why 
Type 2 diabetes happens is unknown, it develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin or when the pancreas stops producing enough insulin. Certain risk factors are:
 Excess weight
 Excess fat storage in the abdomen
 Prolonged inactivity
 Family history
 Older age
 Prediabetes
 Gestational diabetes
 Polycystic ovarian syndrome
 
Specialists to visit
 Endocrinologist
 Ophthalmologist
 Nutritionist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
http://www.diabetes.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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