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Understanding Diabetes

  • Anatomy of the Endocrine System
    The endocrine system includes not only the pancreas—the organ involved in the development of diabetes—but also the pituitary, thyroid, and other glands.
  • Diabetes Statistics
    Looking for vital diabetes facts and figures? Here are statistics for both patients and consumers.
  • Diagnosing Diabetes
    If you're older than 45, you should be tested for diabetes. If you are younger, you should be tested if you are at high risk.
  • Facts About Diabetes
    Diabetes affects the way the body metabolizes, or uses, digested food to make glucose, the main source of fuel for the body.
  • What Is Diabetes?
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that involves the regulation of blood sugar and occurs in two different forms, type 1 and type 2.