Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a serious and dangerous disease characterized by high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Diabetes develops because your pancreas is not producing enough insulin. Diabetes develops because your pancreatis is not producing enough insulin. It's not uncommon that people suffering from diabetes ignore the sympthoms, such as frequent urination or increased hunger, and refuse to go to the doctor. Take this test to find out where you should be worried about diabetes!