DIABETES MELLITUS

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hypogylcemiaeducationWhen a person uses the term “diabetes ” without qualification ,he refers to diabetes mellitus.This is a disorder of carbohydrate ,with obvious hereditary background in about 50 percent of cases,characterized by the production of large quantitie sof urine and by excessof glucose (sugar )in the blood and the urine.

The fundamental cause of it is degeneration of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas,the cell groups which produce insulin.Strangely ,however in some cases no such degeneration is detected thus persuading the medical scientists that  the disease is not always caused by difficulty in pancreas. Other circumstances within the body tissue can also interfere with the metabolism of carbohydrate.

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