- Rizwana Kousar 2010. What is Diabetes? Community Education Series, Melbourne. © Australian Community Centre for Diabetes (ACCD).
High blood sugar levels can cause damage to the delicate coating of nerves in the body
Myth: Type 2 Diabetes is not a serious disease
Reality: This myth is false. There is no such thing as non-serious, gentle or mild diabetes. All kinds of diabetes are serious if not properly treated as elevated sugar levels may cause serious health complications.