• Autoimmune diseases

    Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a hormonal disorder which results in the body not being able to produce enough insulin for glucose metabolism or not being able to respond normally to insulin, thereby causing blood sugar (glucose) levels to be abnormally high. There are different types of diabetes mellitus, and each have different causes, but they share similar problem of having elevated glucose in the body. When diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled, it can degenerate to serious damage to a wide range of the body’s tissues and organs, such as the kidneys, eyes, nerves, and the heart. Types of Diabetes mellitus Type 1 Diabetes mellitus (T1DM) Type 1 diabetes is also…