Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the patient has high blood Glucose. It is of two types- Type 1 and type 2.
Type 1 Diabetes-
- It is a autoimmune disease.
- No longer produces Insulin
- Beta cells have been destroyed
- Dependent on Insulin for the rest of their life.
Type 2 Diabetes-
- Insulin Resistance.
- Doesn’t produce enough Insulin.
- Beta cells deteriorate over time.
- Insulin injection may be required at some point.
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