Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases which affects how the body makes use of blood sugar. The bodies of diabetes patients do not simply produce enough insulin, or do not respond to the insulin produced or both. This results in high amount of glucose, which often leads to many other health problems, crippling the life of the patient.

Diabetes is the more prominent form of diabetes, making up 90 percent of all the cases. In this case, the cells in the body aren’t responsive enough to insulin. It is a progressive disease and symptoms tend to get worse with time. Overweight, obese and physically inactive persons are at high risk of falling pretty to the disease.