Individuals with type 2 diabetes are more prone to infection due to
lower activity of their immune system cells. Research has shown that immune cells in diabetic individuals do not take up as much glucose as immune healthy individuals so the lack of glucose uptaked leads to less energy for the cell thus making the cell unable to carry out it protective functions.
Why do these cells not take up the necessary amount of glucose to carry out their function" (hint think about the level of glucose in a diabetic and how glucose transport is regulated in a cell
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