|Normal Person||Diabetic Person|
|STEP 1||Food eaten by you is turned into sugar (glucose)||Food eaten by you is turned into sugar (glucose)|
|STEP 2||Pancreas (an organ near the stomach) makes a hormone called insulin||Pancreas (an organ near the stomach) does not make sufficient insulin or body is unable to use it properly|
|STEP 3||Insulin helps sugar enter into cells of your body||Sugar accumulates in your blood|
|STEP 4||Sugar is converted into energy||Leads to diabetes|
*This is for patient education purposes only. Please consult your doctor/healthcare practitioner before starting any diet, medication or exercise.