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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a disorder in which your body is not able to produce enough insulin or the cells fail to sense the presence of insulin. Although in response to this your pancreas may produce more insulin, eventually your pancreas become exhausted and stop producing insulin completely.

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and is generally more common in middle aged and older people.

 

Last Reviewed on: July 26, 2014

Reviewed By: Dr. Kanchan Anand, MD (Nephrology and Internal Medicine)

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