What is Diabetes?
Diabetes Sugar Disease
Diabetes, otherwise known as the sugar disease, is common and causes serious results. It is caused by a pancreas generated insulin insufficiency or insulin inefficiency. Without insulin, sugar and other nutritional elements gained from food cannot be taken up by the cells. Thus, whilst the cells suffer from sugar deficiency, sugar levels in the blood increase to values above normal. The excessive increase of sugar levels in the blood generates a toxic effect and damages all cells in the body.
Sugar and Insulin
The body continuously needs some sugar (glucose) in the blood. Insulin has the task of transporting glucose to the cells in the blood circulation . Insulin is a hormone, produced by the pancreas. The glucose found in the cells is the energy source that provides the continuity of our daily life.