What are the causes of type 2 diabetes?

Answer Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas stops producing enough insulin or when the body becomes resistant to insulin, according to the Mayo Clinic. The result is abnormally high levels of blood su... Read More »

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What are the differences between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes?

Basically, type 1 is an autoimmune deficiency- meaning that your body starts fighting against itself, and eventually, someone with type 1 diabetes will stop producing insulin (the protein that regu... Read More »

Is it true Type 2 diabetes can change to Type 1 diabetes?

No. Some people mistakenly think that Type 2 diabetes becomes Type 1 diabetes when insulin is needed, but that's not the definition of Type 1 diabetes. All Type 1 diabetics need insulin and some Ty... Read More »

What happens if you cant treat diabetes type 1 or type 2?

Depends entirely on length of time without treatment. Most of the comorbidities happen after some time.Kidney disease/failureHeart disease/failureHigher cancer riskStrokeLoss of limb(s)BlindnessVas... Read More »

Do you think diabetes type 1 and type 2 should have different names?

When I mention my diabetes I always mention it as "Type 1" and never just as diabetes. I do not like the term juvenile diabetes. Juveniles becomes adults and their is nothing juvenile about diabe... Read More »