There are many types of diabetes. The main two types are type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes and they are two totally different conditions.

Type 1 diabetes: is an autoimmune condition where the pancreas cannot produce insulin. There are over 330,000 people with type 1 diabetes in the UK. Learn more about blood glucose management and HbA1c. Read CGM and blood glucose meter guides.

Type 2 diabetes and remission: Type 2 diabetes can be considered an intolerance to sugar, or insulin resistance. There are four medically accepted methods of placing type 2 diabetes into remission.

Ref link: https://www.diabetes.co.uk/

What are the most common symptoms of diabetes?

  • Polydipsia
  • Polyuria
  • Polyphagia
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Weight loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow healing
  • Genital itchiness
  • Nausea

How fast do the symptoms of diabetes develop?

In type 1 diabetes, the signs and symptoms can develop very quickly, and can develop significantly over the course of weeks or even days – particularly in children or adolescents.

Type 2 diabetes tends to develop more slowly, usually over a period of months or even years. It can also lead on from pre-diabetes.

Ref link: https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes-symptoms.html


Diabetes and the body – Diabetes UK


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