The diabetes is a group of diseases caracterised by a high level of glucose resulting in a default of the body to produce or use insulin.

Types of diabetes:

  • Type 1: Generally, diabetes type 1 is diagnosed in children and young adults. In the past, it is used to be known as juvenile diabetes. With diabetes type 1, the body does not produce insulin.
  • Type 2: Diabetes type 2 is the most common type of diabetes. With this type of diabetes, the body does not produce enough insulin or body cells do not make us of the insulin. The insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use the glucose as power source.

Diabetes symptoms:

  • Type 1: Constant necessity of urinating, unusual thirst, extreme hunger, unusual loss of weight, tiredness and extreme irritability.
  • Type 2: Any of the type 2 symptoms mentioned above, frequent infections, blurry vision, cuts/bruises which take too long to heal, tingling or numbness in the hands or feet and recurrent skin, gums and bladder infections.