Diabetes Mellitus

Faith Traver


A group of metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels that result for defects in insulin secretion or action. Also known as diabetes. This effects about 112 million people in the US. Diabetes Mellitus is the 7th leading cause of death.

Work Cited

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Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 23 Jan. 2013. Web. 01 Nov. 2013.