Diabetes Mellitus: A Review

  • Kamal Mehta P.G Department of Zoology, Jagdish Chandra D.A.V College, Dasuya, Hoshiarpur, Punjab -144205, INDIA
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Blood glucose, Insulin, Pancreas

Abstract

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.

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Published
2017-04-30
How to Cite
Mehta, K. (2017). Diabetes Mellitus: A Review. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4(5), 39-41. Retrieved from https://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/74
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Reviews