Diabetes, non-insulin-dependent: Type 2 diabetes. See also Diabetes, type 2.
About type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
An examination of current theories regarding the causes of Type II diabetes.
Diabetes is a chronic disease in which, because of an insufficiency or total lack of the hormone insulin, the body cannot use the sugars and starches in the diet properly.
Non insulin dependent diabetes is mostly prevalent amongst the adult over 40 years of age. Nowadays even younger people are also affected and even in adolescents, the ...
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. It usually affects older, overweight people, but it is beginning to be seen more often in younger patients.