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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder resulting from the body's inability to make enough, or to properly use, insulin. It used to be called non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Without adequate production or utilization of insulin, the body cannot move blood sugar into the cells. It is a chronic disease that has no known cure. It is the most common type of diabetes.

There are a wide range of symptoms, and the disease is thought to be caused by genetic and lifestyle factors. Medical emergencies and procedures can be complicated by type 2 diabetes, and it's important patients arerecognized as having the disease.

MedicAlert services store your medical information and provide live 24/7 emergency response , alerting emergency responders about your vital medical information and ensuring you receive the most effective care to help save your life. With MedicAlert, you can be confident and live life fully knowing that your medical ID connects you to the most dependable emergency support network – because every moment matters.

Only MedicAlert provides emergency responders with your complete medical information, to speed your treatment and help save your life.

Only MedicAlert contacts your loved ones in real time during an emergency, keeping them in touch, informed, and involved every step of the way.

Only MedicAlert educates and trains emergency personnel so they respond to your medical ID by calling in for your information that can help save your life.