The relationship between diabetes and inflammation has been one that has kept doctors and researchers guessing for years. Some believe that inflammation is a large factor in the development of Type 2 Diabetes. What is certain to doctors, however, is that inflammation affects Type 2 Diabetes, which can lead to more complications in the future. You may be familiar with inflamed cuts or sprains, but with diabetes, the inflammation is deep inside the body.
What is Inflammation?
Inflammation is the body’s natural way to fight infection. It allows for the delivery of more red and white blood vessels to help the body heal. This process for most injuries or infections leads to pain, making the inflamed area noticeable like with an ear ache or sinus infection. After the infection or injury heals, the body will stop the inflammation process with the swelling and pain decreasing. But, for peo