Diabetes is one type of metabolic disease. It causes increase in blood glucose level for long period of time. There are two types of diabetes namely type 1 and type 2. The elder people are mostly affected by type 2 diabetes.
The higher percentage of diabetic patients is senior citizens. Today’s life style and hypertension are the major cause for diabetes. Excess body mass and inadequate exercise are also the major causes. Alcohol consumption and fast food plays vital role in causing diabetes.