The most common type of diabetes is type 2 Diabetes. Around 90 %- 95 % of all diagnosed case of diabetes are suffering from diabetes type 2. This type of diabetes is connected with family history of diabetes, old age, obesity, lazy lifestyle, history of gestational diabetes and ethnicity. More than 75 % of type 2 diabetics are overweight.
Though type 2 diabetes is connected with the older age; still nowadays it is being increasingly diagnosed in children.
Causes Of Type 2 Diabetes
The pancreas of type 2 diabetics unlike type 1 diabetics produces enough insulin. The problem here is that body is unable to use the provided insulin efficiently. This condition is termed insulin resistance. The production if insulin decreases with time. The result is the build up of glucose in the bloodstream and the body is unable to use glucose efficiently, which is the main energy source.
Warning Signs ofÂ Diabetes Type 2
The signs of type 2 diabetes develop slowly; their onset is mush gradual compared to the type 1 diabetes. So the detection of type 2 diabetes is even more difficult. Symptoms includes
* Excessive thirst
* Frequent trips to the rest room
* Weight loss
* Slow healing wounds
* Recurrent infections
It is important to note that in some type 2 diabetics these symptoms are milder enough that diabetes remains undiagnosed for several years.