Diabetes Week 2015

Diabetes Week 2015

This week we’re raising awareness for Diabetes.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are too high because the body cannot control the level properly. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas and lowers blood sugar by helping the sugar (glucose) to move into your body cells which use it as a source of energy.

Here is a graphic that highlights some key diabetes statistics.

Diabetes-infographic-2015

 

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