Affecting more than 12 million people, Diabetes is a condition where the body does not get the right supply of energy into the body, causing imbalance in glucose and other forms of blood glucose being too low or high. Type 1 diabetes can be developed by your own genes or at any age but occur more frequently in children. Type 2 is more common in adults and accounts for 90% of all cases. Although there is no cure for diabetes, there are ways to treat cases of diabetes that can leave effects on the body such as ulcers. Research has shown that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is one way to combat blood sugar levels by increasing cellular sensitivity towards insulin. Other ways it can be beneficial is treating ulcer wounds that are caused by diabetes. These wounds need more oxygen to heal and oxygen therapy is one way to increase the healing rate and quality of life.