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none none Diabetes Diabetes is a disease in which your body is unable to properly use and store glucose Glucose backs up in the bloodstream causing your blood glucose or sugar to rise too high There are two major types of diabetes Type I and Type II In Type I diabetes your body completely stops producing any insulin a hormone that lets your body use glucose found in foods for energy People with Type I diabetes must take daily insulin injections to survive This form of diabetes usually develops in children or young adults but can happen at any age In Type II diabetes the body produces insulin but not enough to properly convert food into energy This form of diabetes usually occurs in people who are over 40 overweight and have a family history of diabetes People with diabetes often experience symptoms Some of the symptoms are 1being very thirsty 2having to go to the bathroom very frequently 3weight loss 4increased hunger 5blurry vision 6skin infections 7wounds that dont heal 8andor extreme unexplained fatigue In some cases there are no symptoms this happens at times with Type II diabetes In this case people can live for months even years without knowing they have the disease This form of diabetes comes on so gradually that symptoms might not even be recognized Diabetes can occur in anyone However people who have close relatives with the disease are somewhat more likely to develop it The risk of getting diabetes also increases as people grow older People who are over 40
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