Diabetes Mellitus (Dm)

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is based on a malfunction in insulin secretion and / or on a peripheral insulin resistance varying degrees, leading to hyperglycemia. The early symptoms are due to the hyperglycemia and polyuria, polydipsia, and weakness. Phases of polyphagia, and blurred vision occur. Late complications include vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, nephropathy, and predisposition to infection. The diagnosis is made by measuring the plasma glucose concentration. The therapy consists of…

September 3, 2018