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Will you describe the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Insulin

Dm is problem with insulin.
Type 1 is a complete lack of Insulin so oral medications don't work. Type 2 is relative Insulin deficiency but not complete lack along with Insulin resistance which means tissues can not use Insulin and there for sugar very well.

In brief: Insulin

Dm is problem with insulin.
Type 1 is a complete lack of Insulin so oral medications don't work. Type 2 is relative Insulin deficiency but not complete lack along with Insulin resistance which means tissues can not use Insulin and there for sugar very well.
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