What is type 1 diabetes in children?

Answer Type 1 diabetes, also called juvenile diabetes, is a lifelong condition. Although there is no cure, ongoing research continues to make this disease less dangerous and easier to manage.DefinitionTyp... Read More »

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How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Children?

Type 2 diabetes is most commonly associated with adults, but in recent years the number of children diagnosed with the disease has increased. A person with type 2 diabetes produces insulin, but his... Read More »

Is type 2 diabetes in children reversible by diet and exercise?

No, there is no CURE for diabetes. However, with diet and exercise it can be completely manageable.

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 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 »