With a growing obesity epidemic in the United States, type 2 diabetes mellitus has become one of the largest health concerns that primary care physicians encounter. An estimated 23 million Americans live with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a disorder of metabolism. When we eat, our food is broken down to glucose. The cells of our body utilize this glucose for growth and energy. Insulin, which is made by the pancreas organ, is necessary to carry the glucose into the cells to provide this energy source.
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