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Diabetes Type 2Diabetes (diabetes mellitus), is a group of conditions resulting from elevated levels ofglucose within the blood (high blood sugar). Elevated blood glucose is also known ashyperglycemia (American Diabetic Association, 2018).Types of diabetes include type 1, type 2,gestational, and juvenile diabetes. The blood sugar is the leading source of energy for the body,and originates from intake of food. The pancreas produces a hormone known as Insulin, whichassist glucose within food get into the cells within the human body to generate energy. There aretimes when the body cannot create adequate amount, or no insulin. When this occurs, glucosewill stay in the blood stream preventing it from reaching your cells. (National Institute ofDiabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2016). This paper will discuss the different types