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The Three Major Types Of Diabetes


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Diabetics are all over the world and there are many diabetes causes that can be pointed out. Diabetes is classified into three types by the experts in the medical field.

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The Three Major Types Of Diabetes

  1. 1. What Are The Diabetes Types? Read ThisDiabetes Page 1
  2. 2. Diabetes causes are not really difficult to identify. The accepted knowledge todayis that diabetes has three major classifications. This classifications system is basedon the causes of the condition. If you have a history of diabetes in your pastgenerations, you should have a look at these classifications to know if thediabetes incidence in some of your relatives and family members were genetic ornot. Here are the three types of diabetes:What is Type 1 diabetes?This type of diabetes was known in the past as childhood onset diabetes orjuvenile diabetes. Many people picture diabetics to be obese and unhealthy butthe people with type 1 diabetes aren’t always like that. That’s because type 1diabetes isn’t because of a person’s lifestyle.The loss of insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas is the reason for theoccurrence of this type of diabetes. The glucose levels increases so there is a needto administer insulin shots. The damage is irreversible so this type of diabetesneeds shots as long as the patient lives. This type accounts to only a small fractionof the diabetics in the world. To discover more about Treatment of Diabetes go to this link, The Type 2 diabetes In the type 2 diabetes the body is not responding to the insulin. A lifestyle that allows a constantly high blood sugar level is believed to a part of the reason why type 2 diabetes occurs. Treating the condition at its early stages can reverse the unresponsive cells’ condition.Diabetes Page 2
  3. 3. What is Gestational diabetes?This type of diabetes, is found; as the name suggests, inpregnant women and the symptoms of diabetes andcause is like type 2 diabetes. By this, we mean that italso shows insulin resistance of cells but the conditionmay disappear after the pregnancy. The main concern inthis type of diabetes is its effects on the mother and thebaby.Diabetes Page 3