Type 1 diabetes used to be called juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes (IDDM). Of all the people with diabetes about 10%of them have Type 1 diabetes.In type 1 diabetes, beta cells produce little or no insulin. Without enough insulin, glucose builds up in the bloodstream instead of going into the cells. The body is unable to use this glucose for energy. This leads to the symptoms of type 1 diabetes.
It is most common in people of non-Hispanic white persons of Northern European descent, followed by African Americans and Hispanic Americans. It is relatively rare in those of Asian descent. Type 1 (Insulin Dependent).
Insulin not at all secreted. Type 1 diabetes can occur at any age. 10% of the total diabetics in world.
Causes of Type 1 diabetes
Type 1, also called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a disorder of the body's immune system This kind of disorder can be passed down through families
It is slightly more common in men than in women. Environmental factors, such as certain types of viral infections, formula feeding beginning before age 3 months and exposure to certain food additives, such as nitrates and nitrosamines, may also contribute.
Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of blood glucose. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly common in U.S. kids and teens, especially in those who are overweight. Some studies report that between 8% and 45% of children who've been newly diagnosed with diabetes type 2. Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk. Type 2 (Non Insulin Dependent). Insufficient Insulin secretion
Inefficient Insulin Action Both Defects
Causes of Type 2 diabetes
Either the pancreas does not make enough insulin and/or the body does not use it properly
Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes