types of diabetes

Diabetes incidence in Uganda

What is Diabetes? Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is classed as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar in the blood – it is the principal source of fuel for our […]

Types of Diabetes

There are four types of diabetes; predicates, type 1, type 2 and Gestational Diabetes. However, the most common and medically discussed are type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes The body does not produce insulin. Some people may refer to this type as insulin-dependent diabetes, juvenile diabetes, or early-onset diabetes. People usually develop […]