Diabetes occurs when the blood glucose (blood sugar) levels in the body are too high. When food or drink is consumed, insulin helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. This process is disrupted when the body does not make enough insulin to process the blood sugar, causing glucose levels to rise. If these high levels frequently occur over time, health problems can occur like type 2 diabetes. Type I diabetes is slightly different because it is an autoimmune disorder where your immune system attacks healthy insulin-producing cells. Insulin therapy and medications like Januvia and Jardiance can assist in diabetes symptoms. Explore Canada Med Pharmacy to learn more.