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What is Diabetes

About Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by abnormally high blood glucose levels – a condition called hyperglycemia. This is a result of the body’s inability to regulate its fuel metabolism, and is usually related to the hormone insulin.

Visit Diabetes Canada to find out more about diabetes and it's complications.

Who can I turn to for help?

The following link will be helpful in locating a diabetes education centre nearest you.