Causes of Diabetes

The causes of diabetes are not fully understood. However, the causes definitely differ depending on the type of diabetes, whether Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 diabetes results from the body losing the ability to produce insulin, whereas Type 2 Diabetes usually results from the body losing the ability to use insulin (called ďinsulin resistanceĒ) even though the body can still produce insulin. However, there is also a less common form of Type 2 Diabetes where the bodyís ability to produce insulin is also affected.

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