Diabetes is a condition where there is too much glucose in the blood. Glucose, a form of sugar, is the main source of fuel for our bodies. In people with diabetes, blood glucose levels are higher than normal because the body does not produce enough insulin and often cannot use insulin properly.
These 'Speaking from Experience' video clips offer first-hand accounts from people living with type 2 diabetes. It was produced in partnership with Diabetes Australia VIC.
Last Reviewed: Aug 2011
Click on the Animations tab to view 3D medical animations about this illness.