Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus Type II

Diabetes mellitus type ii is the most common diabetes type found all over the world. Almost 95 percent of the people are affected by it. Usually this type of diabetes starts once a person crosses the age of 40. The diabetes mellitus type ii is more common in obese people. To know more about diabetes and type II diabetes, read What Is Type II Diabetes?

Metabolic and environmental factors are sometimes considered responsible for diabetes mellitus type ii. Certain health problems like high blood pressure and presence of high level of cholesterol in the body may also result in mellitus diabetes.

Diabetes mellitus type ii is generally caused by non-utilization of insulin produced in the Beta cells of the pancreas. This results in less production of glucose and thus deficiency of insulin which results in diabetes.

Most of the major symptoms of type 2 diabetes are the same as type I diabetes symptoms. Some of the initial type 2 diabetes symptom are:

1) Sudden weight loss.
2) Frequent urination mostly at the night time.
3) Feeling excessive thirst.
4) Blurred vision.
5) Excessive fatigue.

There is a little chance of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) occurring as an added complication. But, the chances of deterioration of organs, especially the cardiovascular system stand good if type II diabetes is not diagnosed in time.

One should not neglect the diabetes symptom but be always careful. One should consult doctor immediately as soon as diagnosed with it.