Diabetes mellitus is one of the common metabolic disorders responsible for high morbidity and mortality worldwide. The disease results from high plasma glucose level which affects physiologic functions of body organs including the kidney, blood vessels, liver, eye and peripheral nerves. High glucose levels can be due to insulin deficiency, insulin resistance, drugs or hormonal imbalance.
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good summary. The presentation should be updated to include sodium-glucose transport proteins (SGLT2) inhibitors like dapagliflozin.