Diabetes mellitus

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Diabetes mellitus
Blue circle for diabetes.svg
Universal blue circle seembol for diabetes.[1]
Specialty Endocrinology
Symptoms Frequent urination, increased thirst, increased hunger[2]
Complications Diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, hea=rt disease, stroke, chronic neer failyie, fit ulcers[3][2]
Diagnostic method Heich bluid succar[2]
Treatment Halthy diet, pheesical exercise[2]
Medication Insulin, metformin[2][4]
Frequency 415 million (8.5%)[5][2]
Daiths 1.5–5.0 million per year[6][5]

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred tae as diabetes, is a group o metabolic diseases in which thare are heich bluid succar levels ower a prolonged period.[7]

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  1. "Diabetes Blue Circle Symbol". International Diabetes Federation. 17 March 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 August 2007. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Diabetes Fact sheet N°312". WHO. October 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 August 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  3. Kitabchi AE, Umpierrez GE, Miles JM, Fisher JN (July 2009). "Hyperglycemic crises in adult patients with diabetes". Diabetes Care. 32 (7): 1335–43. doi:10.2337/dc09-9032. PMC 2699725Freely accessible. PMID 19564476. 
  4. Ripsin CM, Kang H, Urban RJ (January 2009). "Management of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus" (PDF). American Family Physician. 79 (1): 29–36. PMID 19145963. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 2013-05-05. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Update 2015". ID F. International Diabetes Federation. p. 13. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  6. "The top 10 causes of death Fact sheet N°310". World Health Organization. October 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 30 May 2017. 
  7. "About diabetes". World Health Organization. Retrieved 4 April 2014.