Type 2 Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, the body has difficulty keeping blood sugar levels low enough. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes often come slowly. Exercise and good food can help lower blood sugar levels, but you may also need medication.

Type 1 diabetes in children

Insulin is a hormone needed for cells to absorb sugar from the blood. In type 1 diabetes, the body stops producing insulin and the baby then gets too much sugar in the blood. The treatment consists of getting insulin. With the treatment, the child can basically do everything that other children can do.

Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin is a hormone needed for cells to absorb sugar from the blood. In type 1 diabetes, the body has stopped producing insulin and you get too much sugar in the blood. Signs of type 1 diabetes include being tired and powerless, losing weight quickly, kissing more often and being very thirsty. Diabetes is a disease you have throughout your life, but there is good treatment to be had.