Causes of Diabetes

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Causes of diabetes

A typical supermarket for most people, that its shelves are full of several kinds of black and white chocolate, sour candies, candy bars, gelatin candies, ice-cream, biscuits, cakes, and other products which literally are full of sugar. Some believe that the more sugar they eat the more energy they get. Therefore, the more active they are in the social and working life. Others think that a big amount of sugar is a useful way for relieving pressure and relax. The question now is whether they really know the consequence of having too much sugar. It is frightening to know that there are hundreds of people suffer from a chronic and alarming disease which called diabetes.

Normally, human's body changes most of carbohydrates we eat to glucose, which is kind of sugar that cells use as a source of energy. In addition, "pancreas, an organ near the stomach make a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into our body cells". (Take charge of your diabetes, #8). In some cases the body cannot establish this natural process, that what scientists called diabetes. It is a disease which disturbs sugar level in the blood. "This disease is caused by the body's inability to use insulin properly, or the inability to manufacture insulin altogether. There are times when it can be caused by both factors." Diabetes mellitus research essay.

There are three different type of diabetes: type1, type2 and gestational diabetes, which affects only pregnant women. In type 1, the ability of pancreas to produce insulin is very weak, in some condition; pancreas cannot produce insulin at all. Kids and young adults are the main target for this type; however, it can affect other people. Patients with type 1 have to receive daily insulin injection. In type 2, which is the most familiar form of diabetes, "the cells in the body do not react appropriately to the available insulin in the body because they cannot admit glucose through the cell...
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