What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?Having diabetes means that blood glucose (sugar) levels in your body are higher than normal. Type 2 diabetes means that your body does not use insulin properly. Experts estimate that 90-95% of people diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.

You may have questions about type 2 diabetes. We’ve included information below from leading organizations:

What are the different types of diabetes? [+]

What is the difference between type 2 diabetes and the other types? [+]

What is blood glucose? [+]

What is insulin? [+]

Who is at risk for type 2 diabetes? [+]

What are the symptoms of diabetes? [+]

How can I properly manage my diabetes? [+]