Diabetes is the seventh most prevalent cause of death in America. Type 1 and 2 diabetes present with excessively high blood sugar, but the cause, development, and progression are different.
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is often diagnosed when you’re a child and isn’t associated with obesity. When diagnosed, people with type 1 diabetes often have higher ketone levels and the disease cannot be controlled without insulin. This type of diabetes is an autoimmune disease, causing the body’s immune system to attack your insulin-producing beta cells. The cause of this mistaken attack is unknown, and there is no cure. … Read more “What is Diabetes? Type I and Type II…know the facts”