what is diabetes? Give its syptoms and causes?

Asked by pooja | 13th Feb, 2014, 06:51: PM

Expert Answer:

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.
The symptoms include-
(i) Excessive thirst
(ii) Increased fatigue
(iii)Blurred vision
Diabetes causes vary depending on your genetic makeup, family history, ethnicity, health and environmental factors.There is no common diabetes cause.

Answered by  | 14th Feb, 2014, 08:41: AM

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