Ideas tagged with hyperglycaemia

Hyperglycaemia: both cause and effect of diabetes

Current thinking suggests diabetes has variable causes, is inevitably progressive, and causes hyperglycaemia. **Type 1** is an autoimmune disease causing β-cell (source of insulin) death, and **type 2** is an insulin activity deficiency (insulin resistance)<sup>[1](http://linkinghub.elsevier.com...

By Warrick Nelson