Type 2 diabetes

Also known as: Adult-onset diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong disease that affects the way your body uses food for energy. The disease develops when the cells of the body become resistant to insulin or when the pancreas cannot make enough insulin, which causes high blood sugar.

Whether you have had diabetes for some time or are newly diagnosed, Providence Diabetes Education offers you and your family the knowledge and self-care skills necessary to live a healthy life. Our goal is to help you live well and to keep you well informed.