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by Regina Fancy (2019-11-18)

Which Type Do You Have? Type 1, also called "juvenile diabetes" StrictionD Review or "insulin-dependent diabetes", is the least common form of the illness. According to the experts, type 1 is an auto-immune disease which causes your immune system to destroy the cells in you pancreas that produce insulin. Insulin is very important in breaking down the food you eat. When you have type 1 you lose the ability to make insulin, making your body easily damaged by the accumulated glucose in your bloodstream. Since your body needs insulin to work properly, you will need a regular supply of insulin every day. Children and young adults are usually the victims of this type of diabetes but it can occur in any age group Some of the symptoms of type 1 diabetes are frequent thirst, frequent urination, and sudden weight loss. Type 2, also called "non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus" and "adult-onset diabetes". With type 2 you still have the ability to make insulin, you just can't make enough for your body to use it efficiently.Type 2 is the most common form of diabetes. It usually hits people who are over 40 years old. Most people who get this type of diabetes are overweight or obese and those who are basically "couch potatoes". Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease which can also lead to more severe complications like diseases which affect the heart, the kidney, the eyes through blindness and amputation or loss of limbs. If you have the type of the illness, you are probably thirsty a lot, have to urinate frequently and have sudden weight loss.