ALL YOU NEED TO LEARN ABOUT DIABETES MANAGEMENT GUIDE
What is Type 1 Diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels are high as the body can’t make insulin.
Around 5% of people with diabetes in India have Type 1 diabetes. It can happen to anyone and not linked to lifestyle or weight and usually seen commonly in children.
When one has Type 1 diabetes, body attacks the cells in pancreas that make insulin and there is no production of insulin. Insulin allows the glucose in blood to enter cells and thereby provide energy to the body.
What is Type 2 Diabetes?
About 90% of people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition seen in over 10% of population and happens when the insulin can’t work properly, or the pancreas can’t make enough insulin.
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