Animated Diabetes Patient

Animation: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

This animation describes the metabolic disorder of type 2 diabetes and the role of glucose used by the cells of the body. It explains how food is broken down into nutrient molecules that are absorbed in the digestive tract for use by the body and the role of the pancreas and insulin. The symptoms of diabetes are explained as well as the damage caused by diabetes to body organs and blood vessels in terms of diabetic complications.

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