We all know that diabetes is a disease where there is excess sugar in the blood. Why is it there? How can I prevent it? Why does everyone not get it? All good questions. And I’ll try and answer all of them here. Let me start by explaining the causes of diabetes without getting too technical.

Understanding diabetes

Our cells need sugar for their energy needs. When we eat, the carbohydrates are converted into glucose and rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream. When the glucose levels in the blood rise, it signals the pancreas to make and release insulin. Insulin helps the cells to sponge up the sugar in the blood. Without insulin, the glucose is unable to slip into the cells and it floats around in the blood. Diabetes occurs when the body can’t make enough insulin or can’t properly use the insulin it makes.
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