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Diabetes Mellitus
The condition where the body does not produce or properly use insulin
Type I Diabetes
Pancrease produces insulin but cells are unable to use to absorb glucose
Type II Diabetes
Pancreas does not produce insulin: blood glucose rises and cells starve for energy
Insulin
The hormone necessary for cells to absorb glucose
Glucose
Usable form of energy that cells need to do work
Pancreas
The organ where insulin is produced
Hyperglycemia
Diabetic coma or high blood sugar
Hypoglycemia
Diabetic shock or low blood sugar