Diabetes mellitus, or is simply known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).
But, how can you realize when diabetes attacks your body? Well, a research in America showed that a third of the 24 million people there do not know that they have a problem with diabetes. (more…)