Diabetes Mellitus: A Review
Diabetes Mellitus is a globally recognized chronic multifactorial progressive disease marked by elevated levels of sugar in the blood. It affects approximately 8.5% of the adult population in the world. Metabolic and hereditary factors along with ageing and obesity are the driving forces behind it. The actual prevalence of diabetes is relatively high because more than 50% diabetics are not diagnosed until ten years after onset of the disease. This review focuses on the causes, types, complications along with its management and treatment.