What is diabetes
Diabetes is the common term for several metabolic disorders in which the body no longer produces insulin or uses the insulin it produces ineffectively.
Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong condition. Treatment involves daily insulin injections, in conjunction with healthy eating and regular exercise
Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a term for several disorders with different causes and degrees of severity. It is the most common type of diabetes.
New treatment plans for diabetes today have certain things in common that apply to both main types of diabetes.