Diabetes is an endocrine disease whereby the body does not properly process food for use as energy. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use as energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies.
There are 4 different types of diabetes
Type 2 diabetes has close links to several medical conditions and increases your risk of developing: