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What are the different types of diabetes mellitus?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Type 1&2

Type 1 diabetes is where your body makes antibodies against the pancreas and you eventually stop making insulin.
It usually presents in young children and teens. Type 2 diabetics make tons of Insulin but they jane an Insulin resistance problem and just keep making more insulin. The eventual problems like eyesight loss heart disease, loss of blood supply to legs, kidney disease are the same.

In brief: Type 1&2

Type 1 diabetes is where your body makes antibodies against the pancreas and you eventually stop making insulin.
It usually presents in young children and teens. Type 2 diabetics make tons of Insulin but they jane an Insulin resistance problem and just keep making more insulin. The eventual problems like eyesight loss heart disease, loss of blood supply to legs, kidney disease are the same.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine

In brief: 1 and 2

Type 1 is usually referred to as juvenile diabetes.
It results from the pancreas not producing enough insulin. Type 2 diabetes results from our body developing Insulin resistance, preventing the body from using the Insulin and sugar it naturally has. Insulin resistance usually develops as a result of being overweight. It can develop in both adults and children.

In brief: 1 and 2

Type 1 is usually referred to as juvenile diabetes.
It results from the pancreas not producing enough insulin. Type 2 diabetes results from our body developing Insulin resistance, preventing the body from using the Insulin and sugar it naturally has. Insulin resistance usually develops as a result of being overweight. It can develop in both adults and children.
Dr. Louis Krenn
Dr. Louis Krenn
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