What are the two types of diabetes and how do they differ?


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diabetes is of 2 types. Type1 diabetes is that is congenital and present with birth. these patients are unable to produce adequate amount of insulin due to destruction of insulin producing cells of pancrease. these patients have to depend on regular insulin intake. Type 2 diabetes occurs due to some predisposing factors such as obesity. Body tissue of these patients fail to respond to insulin adequatily present in there blood. Primary treatment of type 2 diabetes depends upon oral hypoglycemic drugs. in advanced cases there may be need of insulin.


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