A guide on diabetes with different types
1. TYPE 1
It is also known as juvenile diabetes. The pancreas which releases juices directly into bloodstream and releasing it into the ducts fails to produce insulin. Further, it continues to break down the food left in stomach. When pancreas stops producing insulin which helps in controlling blood glucose hence, producing energy. People with type 1 diabetes are dependent on insulin, it means they need to take artificial insulin to stay alive.
2. TYPE 2
The pancreas when it’s unable to produce enough insulin for the body but also the cells do not respond to the insulin produced as they used to. This is the most common type of diabetes and has links with being obese.
Diagnosed during pregnancy. It affects how your cells is using sugar in the form of glucose. It can cause high blood sugar which can directly affect your baby’s health. In most of the cases this type of diabetes gets resolved after the baby is born.
When blood sugar is higher but not high enough for diagnosis. People will prediabetes are on a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes but might not experience the symptoms of it.