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.

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 »