Sometimes, walking along city streets, we often notice a lying person with obvious signs of intoxication. In such cases, we usually grin and move on, not worrying about the state of the subject. But a person lying on the ground may not be drunk, he may simply be unconscious, for example, due to the lack of insulin at hand. This applies to people who have diabetes.
When a person is healthy, his sugar level is normal, but the slightest change in sugar level leads to a serious illness called diabetes.
In recent decades, the number of diabetics is increasing, and not less than 20% of patients – children and young people not older than 25 years.
Doctors divide diabetes into two categories: insulin-dependent and acquired. Continue reading