Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the body cannot properly process glucose after it is broken down from sugars and carbohydrates in food, according to WebMD. Diabetes mellitus is categorized as Type 1, Type 2 and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common symptoms of diabetes mellitus include excessive thirst, very dry skin, slow-healing sores, frequent urination and extreme hunger, according to the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. Additional ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

As of 2015, the American Diabetes Association, WebMD and Mayo Clinic provide online information about diabetes mellitus. Each of the websites also offers interactive tools to help patients manage the disease. More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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