Two main types of diabetes are recognized by medical science – Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. Each of these has its own distinctive nature (causes, risk factors and complications), while one thing remains the same between the two – both are chronic diseases and affect the way the human body produces and regulates blood sugar levels.
Blood sugar or otherwise known as glucose is the fuel that enables the body’s cells to perform their basic functions. But, in order to enter the cells, glucose needs the help of insulin.
While people with type 1 diabetes do not produce insulin at all. People with type 2 diabetes either do not respond well to the insulin present in the body or do not make enough of this essential component to allow glucose to offer fuel to the cells.
Here, in this post, we’ve detailed upon the two main types of … Read the restRead more