Diabetes

About- Diabetes also known as Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high blood glucose), which is an important source of energy for the muscles and tissues, and brain's main source of fuel.

Types of Diabetes
 Type 1 diabetes
 Type 2 diabetes
 Gestational diabetes
 Prediabetes
 
Symptoms
 Increased thirst and hunger
 Frequent urination
 Unexplained weight loss
 Diabetic foot ulcer
 Diabetic coma 
 Diabetic ketoacidosis
 Diabetic retinopathy
 Fatigue
 Irritability
 Slow-healing sores
 Frequent infections, such as gums, skin, and vaginal infections
 
Causes-
The causes and risk factors of
 Diabetes depend on the type. So please check these by clicking each type of  Diabetes
 Type 1 diabetes
 Type 2 diabetes
 Gestational diabetes
 Prediabetes
 
Complications
 Coronary artery disease
 Chest pain
 Angina
 Heart attack
 Stroke
 Atherosclerosis 
 Kidney failure
 Diabetic retinopathy
 Eye damage (retinopathy)
 Nerve damage in the feet 
 Bacterial and fungal infections in the skin
 Hearing problems
 Alzheimer's disease
 Depression
 Preeclampsia
 
Specialists to Visit
 Ophthalmologist

 Endocrinologist
 Nutritionist
 Paediatrician
 Diabetologist
 Gynaecologist & Obstetrician
 Maternal-Foetal Medicine Specialist

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 Diabetes
References-
https://www.diabetesresearch.org
http://www.diabetes.org/
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com

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