TYPE 2 DIABETES

TYPE 2 DIABETES

The most common form of diabetes is Type 2 Diabetes. Sometimes also called non-insulin dependent diabetes. This form of diabetes accounts for 90 to 95% of people with diabetes. It is associated with older age, obesity, family history, previous history of gestational diabetes, physical inactivity or ethnicity. Recently type 2 diabetes is also being increasingly diagnosed in children and adolescents. In type II Diabetes, there are two symptoms, one is known as “Insulinogenic” where in the Insulin is not properly secreted by β-cells, and the other one is known as “Insulinotropic” where in the available Insulin is not properly utilized by the body.